Egypt Sends 3 Al Jazeera Journalists To Jail

Jailed al-Jazeera journalists Mohamed Fahmy, Baher Mohamed and Peter Greste in a cage inside court

Three al-Jazeera journalists accused of supporting the Muslim Brotherhood have been sentenced to seven years in jail in Egypt.

A court in Cairo convicted Peter Greste, Mohammed Fahmy and Baher Mohamed of spreading false news and supporting the banned Islamist group. The trio had denied the charges.

Three other foreign journalists tried in absentia received 10-year sentences.

[Source: BBC]