Egypt to put 20 Al-Jazeera journalists on trial (14)

Japan Times 2014.01.30 05:46
AP CAIRO - Egypt said 20 journalists, including four foreigners, working for Al-Jazeera will face trial on charges of joining or aiding a terrorist group and endangering national security - an escalation that raised fears of a crackdown on freedom of the press. It was the first time authorities have put journalists on trial on terrorism-related charges, suggesting authorities are expanding the reach
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