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Thursday, 1 January 2015

Defence lawyer: Journalists will still have to stay in Egypt............

The highest court in Egypt has ordered a retrial of three television journalists convicted of aiding the banned Muslim Brotherhood.
The announcement was made at a brief hearing in Cairo.
The three, who work for the Qatar-based television channel al-Jazeera, include a former BBC correspondent, Peter Greste.
They received sentences of between seven and 10 years at their original trial.
A defence lawyer explained the latest developments outside the court.