Egypt journalist verdict condemned by West

Jun 23, 2014, 1:14 PM EDT
BERLIN, GERMANY - FEBRUARY 27: A journalist protests in front of the Brandenburg Gate against the detaining of Al Jazeera reporters currently in jail in Cairo, as well other journalists suffering from censorship or harassment, on February 27, 2014 in Berlin, Germany. Al Jazeera correspondents Peter Greste, Mohamed Fadel Fahmy and Baher Mohamed, all working for the network's English service, are being held in prison in Egypt for charges that include the promotion of a terrorist organization as well as broadc
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Three Al Jazeera journalists were sentenced to seven years in jail by an Egyptian judge on Monday for aiding a "terrorist organisation", drawing criticism from Western governments who said the verdict undermined freedom of expression.

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