Examining ‘free speech’ in Sisi’s Egypt

What does the imprisonment of the network’s journalists reveal about Egypt’s attitude to freedom of speech?

December 29, 2014, marks one year since Al Jazeera staff Baher Mohamed, Mohamed Fahmy and Peter Greste were imprisoned in Cairo on false charges.

Richard Gizbert, the presenter of Al Jazeera’s Listening Post programme, examines what the incarceration of the network’s three journalists reveals about Egypt’s attitude to freedom of speech.

 


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