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Egypt Sentences 3 Journalists & 1 Press Freedom Activist to Prison

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Friday ,15 January 2016

Egypt Sentences 3 Journalists & 1 Press Freedom Activist to Prison
In Egypt, three journalists and one press freedom activist have been sentenced to prison on charges of belonging to the Muslim Brotherhood and "publishing false news."
 
Mohamed Adly with the independent newspaper Tahrir, Hamdy Mokhtar with the website El-Shaab el-Jadeed, freelance journalist Sherif Ashraf, and press freedom activist Aboubakr Khallaf have all been sentenced to three years behind bars.
 
The Committee to Protect Journalists reports Egypt is among the world’s worst jailers of journalists.