Al Jazeera journalist sentenced in absentia speaks out

Alaa Bayoumi, one-of-six Al Jazeera staff sentenced to ten years by Egypt, says now "is time to speak up" about ordeal.

Middle East

Al Jazeera's Greste vows to confront terrorism charges

Freed journalist offers to give evidence via video link as he and two colleagues face retrial in Egypt.


#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.


Egypt court again delays Al Jazeera journalists' trial

Mohamed Fahmy and Baher Mohamed's retrial postponed for second time after prosecution witnesses fail to appear in court.


Al Jazeera journalists' retrial adjourned in Cairo

New court date for Baher Mohamed and Mohamed Fahmy after convictions for alleged links to Muslim Brotherhood overturned.

Baher Mohamed

Freed Al Jazeera journalists reunited with family

Baher Mohamed and Mohamed Fahmy, who were held in Egypt for 411 days, walk to freedom.


Al Jazeera's Mohamed Fahmy released on bail in Egypt

Journalist freed after 411 days in jail, pending retrial, while his colleague Baher Mohamed awaits his prison release.

Human Rights

Al Jazeera staff face Cairo court in retrial

The two Al Jazeera English journalists have spent 411 days in jail, accused of colluding with the Muslim Brotherhood.

Human Rights

Egypt sets retrial date for jailed Al Jazeera staff

Baher Mohamed and Mohamed Fahmy to appear in court on February 12.


Al Jazeera's Peter Greste back home in Australia

Journalist who spent 400 days in Egyptian prison pledges to continue to campaign for release of his two colleagues.


Al Jazeera's Fahmy renounces Egyptian citizenship

Step brings him closer to release and deportation after more than 400 days in detention.


Jailed Al Jazeera staff mark 400 days in Cairo prison

Leading human rights lawyer criticises Western governments for turning a blind eye to lack of media freedom in Egypt.


Egypt court to hear Al Jazeera staff appeal

Three jailed Al Jazeera journalists to appear in Cairo court to appeal against their convictions.