Al Jazeera Journalists Released as Egypt's President Pardons 100 Prisoners
The reported pardons came a day before Egyptian President Abdel Fattah el-Sisi plans to head to New York for the 70th session of the UN General Assembly. Sisi also announced them on his Facebook page.
Canada Is Reportedly Asking Egypt to Pardon Al Jazeera Journalist Mohamed Fahmy
Fahmy, a Canadian citizen, and two other Al-Jazeera English journalists were sentenced on Saturday to three years in prison for terrorism-related crimes, a verdict that was widely denounced by human rights organizations.
Tears of Happiness as Jailed Al Jazeera Journalists Are Finally Released
Mohamed Fahmy and Baher Mohamed are to be released pending retrial after more than 400 days in jail. Yet thousands of Egyptians remain behind bars, thanks to a crackdown since July 2013.
Family of Jailed Al Jazeera Journalist Says Releases Are 'About Nationality'
The family of jailed Al Jazeera journalist Baher Mohamed spoke to VICE News about his condition and why he remains behind bars while his colleagues are freed.