#FREEAJSTAFF: Peter Greste to be honoured in the US

Al Jazeera journalist Peter Greste will be honoured at the annual White House Correspondent Association Dinner.

    Al Jazeera journalist Peter Greste will be honoured at the White House Correspondent Association Dinner.

    The event on Saturday is an annual gathering of journalists covering the White House and the US president. It also brings together thousands of politicians, celebrities and their guests.

    President Barack Obama is expected to be at the event.

    Greste, who was imprisoned in Cairo for 400 days, was released by Egytian authorities on February 1st.

    Two of his colleagues, Mohamed Fahmy and Baher Mohamed have also been released but still face retrial.

    SOURCE: Al Jazeera


    YOU MIGHT ALSO LIKE

    Why Jerusalem is not the capital of Israel

    Why Jerusalem is not the capital of Israel

    No country in the world recognises Jerusalem as Israel's capital.

    Strong quotes for Martin Luther King Jr Day

    Quotes from Martin Luther King Jr that resonate today

    Quotes of justice, education, religion and race said by MLK Jr.

    Forced at 15: The young brides of Niger

    Forced at 15: The young brides of Niger

    How young girls in the West African country are fighting back against child marriage.