On June 23, three journalists from Al Jazeera were convicted by an Egyptian court of aiding the Muslim Brotherhood, which has been labeled a terrorist organization by the country’s current government.
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Three journalists working for Al Jazeera English are facing terror charges after being arrested at the end of December in Cairo, in what is being decried by many as an escalating suppression of the press and other critical voices in the Egyptian country.
Two years ago, two million Egyptians gathered in Tahrir Square to unseat a despot who had ruled their country for 30 years. Using largely peaceful means they changed the political makeup of their country and the wider Middle East, taking bold steps towards democracy.