2 Jailed Al Jazeera Journalists In Egypt Have Been Pardoned
Two of Al Jazeera's jailed journalists in Egypt received pardons Wednesday from the country's president ahead of his visit to the United Nations.By Jake Godin | September 23, 2015
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)