#FreeAJStaff

Reaction To AJ Staff Convictions

Al Jazeera journalists Peter Greste, Mohamed Fahmy and Baher Mohamed were sentenced to seven to 10 years in prison by an Egyptian court on charges of aiding the Muslim Brotherhood and falsifying the news. The verdict sparked international condemnation that flooded social media. AJ+ follows the reactions through the hashtags #AJTrial and #FreeAJStaff.

Egypt Sentences AJ Journalists

Al Jazeera journalists Peter Greste, Mohamed Fahmy and Baher Mohamed were sentenced to 7 to 10 years in Egypt on charges of conspiring with the Muslim Brotherhood and spreading false news. The #FreeAJStaff campaign has been trending globally since February. Learn more here.