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  • Egypt - Final: Judge sentences 3 al-Jazeera reporters to at 3 years in jail - there is no free press in Egypt to independently verify disease status - August 29, 2015

    Video report at link

    23 June 2014 Last updated at 07:51 ET

    Egypt sentences al-Jazeera trio to at least seven years' jail


    http://www.bbc.com/news/world-middle-east-27972181
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    final sentencing.....

    Al Jazeera Journalists Sentenced to 3 Years in Prison in Egypt

    By KAREEM FAHIMAUG. 29, 2015



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    But on Saturday, the judge, Hassan Farid, said that the men, who had all previously worked for other internationally respected news organizations, were not in fact journalists because they lacked the necessary credentials. And he upheld what rights advocates said was among many baseless accusations leveled during their trial: that the journalists had “broadcast false news” about Egypt on
    Al Jazeera.

    http://www.nytimes.com/2015/08/30/wo...one-share&_r=0


    "May the long time sun
    Shine upon you,
    All love surround you,
    And the pure light within you
    Guide your way on."

    "Where your talents and the needs of the world cross, lies your calling."
    Aristotle

    “In a gentle way, you can shake the world.”
    Mohandas Gandhi

    Be the light that is within.

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