Why did Egypt jail Al Jazeera’s journalists? In 60 seconds – BBC News

We explain in 60 seconds why a court in Cairo found al-Jazeera journalists guilty of spreading false news and supporting the banned Muslim Brotherhood. Mohamed Fahmy, a Canadian-Egyptian who heads the network’s Cairo bureau, and Australian correspondent and former BBC reporter Peter Greste were jailed for seven years, while Egyptian producer Baher Mohamed received a 10-year sentence. The men were detained in a raid on their Cairo hotel last December. They have always denied the charges.

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