Journalists in Egypt sent to prison
Kerry calls 7-year terms for Al-Jazeera 3 ‘draconian’
Posted: June 24, 2014 at 3:56 a.m.
CAIRO -- An Egyptian court on Monday convicted three Al-Jazeera journalists and sentenced them to seven years in prison on terrorism-related charges after a trial dismissed by rights groups as a politically motivated sham. The verdict brought a landslide of international condemnation and calls for the newly elected president to intervene.
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