Who’s responsible for the deaths of nearly 900 Egyptian protesters during the 2011 revolution? Not former president Hosni Mubarak, according to a judge’s recent ruling. But while he and his top aides may have escaped blame, others are currently serving jail time in Egypt. Dena Takruri looks at who they are and what this tells us about the country nearly four years after its revolution.
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.
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.