Egypt Orders Retrial Of Imprisoned Al Jazeera Journalists
Peter Greste, Mohamed Fahmy and Baher Mohamed have been behind bars for more than a year on charges Al Jazeera calls false and politically motivated.By Cliff Judy | January 1, 2015
A step toward freedom, if not the step family and coworkers of three imprisoned Al Jazeera journalists were hoping for.
Egypt's highest court ordered a retrial of Peter Greste, Mohamed Fahmy and Baher Mohamed Thursday. This is file video of the three in court since journalists on scene say they weren't allowed into the courtroom for this latest appeal until it was already finished. (Video via CCTV)
The three were arrested in December 2013 and accused of aiding the now banned organization Muslim Brotherhood and spreading false news, something the journalists and Al Jazeera have vehemently denied.