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Hope for release of jailed journalists as appeal date set

Aljazeera: 1 January 2015 has been set as the date when Al Jazeera’s jailed journalists in Egypt will have the appeals against their convictions considered. The hearing will look at the process behind the original trial, a process that Al Jazeera says was flawed, and is the basis of the appeal. The network hopes the […]

Al Jazeera exclusive: South Sudan rebel threatened UN just before helicopter shooting

Al Jazeera has aired exclusive audio of South Sudan Liberation Army rebel commander Peter Gadet threatening to shoot incoming UN aircraft, just nine days before a UN helicopter was shot down on 26 August 2014 over Bentiu in Unity State, South Sudan. Three Russian crew were killed in the crash. “We tell you that tomorrow we […]

#SaveAbdullah: Egyptians speak out for detained Al Jazeera journalists

http://www.youtube.com/watch?v=p4OXTUcQDr8 • #SaveAbdullah campaign launched to hospitalize and save life of hunger striking journalist • Human rights activist calls for release • TV anchor says the case is doing harm to Egypt Prominent Egyptians have begun to call for the release of Al Jazeera’s journalists detained in their country. The interventions come as Abdullah Elshamy […]

Al Jazeera challenges Rwandan president on murder accusations

Rwandan president Paul Kagame has defended his record in office and denied any role in the murder of a senior official in his office during an exclusive interview with Al Jazeera’s People and Power. Renowned journalist Sorious Samura interviewed the leader on the 20th anniversary of the Rwandan genocide, where over 500,000 Tutsis were killed […]

Al Jazeera commemorates Rwandan genocide 20 years on

By Aljazeera Al Jazeera English is to commemorate the 20th anniversary of the Rwandan genocide with a week-long dedication of coverage. A thoughtful selection of programming, news and online content will highlight the personal, as well as the political, impact for the people of Rwanda. Al Jazeera correspondents Mohammed Adow and Catherine Soi begin the […]

Amanpour, others unite to help free detained Al Jazeera staff

Aljazeera: Some of the world’s most prominent presenters from multiple news organisations have highlighted the importance of journalism by asking their viewers to “imagine a world where reality is distorted; imagine being kept in the dark about major world events; and imagine being silenced when speaking out could save your life.” The broadcast of the […]

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