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Al-Jazeera journalists jailed for seven years in Egypt

Three Al-Jazeera journalists have been jailed for seven years after being found guilty of supporting the Muslim Brotherhood. Peter Greste, Mohamed Fahmy and Baher Mohamed were convicted today (June 23) in Cairo, while nine defendants tried in absentia received 10-year sentences. © Rex Features / Sipa Press Al Jazeera studios in Doha, Qatar The jailed trio, who maintain their innocence, were accused of spreading false news and supporting the banned Islamist group. Al Jazeera English managing director…