Two Al Jazeera journalists jailed in Egypt have been pardoned by the Egyptian president.
Mohamed Fahmy, a Canadian citizen, and Baher Mohamed, an Egyptian, were pardoned Wednesday as part of a presidential decree. (Video via CBC)
Egyptian President Abdel Fattah al-Sisi pardoned a total of 100 prisoners ahead of his visit to the United Nations and the Muslim Eid holiday. (Video via United Nations)
It's unclear if a third Al Jazeera journalist Peter Greste received a pardon. The Australian was deported earlier this year and tried in absentia.
All three journalists received three-year sentences last month for allegedly working with the outlawed Muslim Brotherhood in 2013 — something they deny.
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