Egypt puts three Al Jazeera journalists on trial

Egypt put three Al Jazeera journalists on trial on charges of aiding Egyptians belonging to a 'terrorist organisation'.

Egypt puts three Al Jazeera journalists on trial

World Bulletin / News Desk

Egypt put three Al Jazeera journalists on trial on Thursday on charges of aiding Egyptians belonging to a "terrorist organisation", in a case criticised by human rights groups who allege authorities are stamping out freedom of expression.

The journalists, wearing white prison outfits appearing in metal cages, a Reuters witness said.

Six others identified as Al Jazeera journalists are being tried in absentia. 

Last Mod: 20 Şubat 2014, 16:17
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