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Abdullah Elshamy

Egypt to release hunger-striking Al Jazeera journalist, Abdullah Elshamy

Hunger-striking Al Jazeera journalist Abdullah Elshamy to be released Egypt’s prosecutor general has ordered the release of Al Jazeera Arabic journalist Abdullah Elshamy on medical grounds, ending almost a year of imprisonment without charge. A statement from the prosecutor’s office on Monday said Elshamy, who has been on hunger strike since January, would be set free due to “health conditions.” […]

June 17, 2014 ·
 
Detained Al Jazeera Africa staff

Final arguments made in “trial of all journalists”

Final arguments made in “trial of all journalists” Defence lawyers for Peter Greste, Baher Mohammed and Mohammed Fahmy made strong final arguments in court today. The three Al Jazeera English journalists have been detained in Egypt since 29 December 2013. In remarks which drew applause in the court room, one of the lawyers concluded by saying: “This is not a […]

June 6, 2014 ·
 
Parents- Thuraya Elshamy-Elshamy, Nusehy-Elshamy

Prominent Egyptians call for freedom of jailed journalist Abdullah Elshamy

Prominent Egyptians call for freedom of jailed journalist Abdullah Elshamy. 133 prominent Egyptians have signed a letter urging the release of detained Al Jazeera reporter Abdullah Elshamy. There has been global interest in the cases of Al Jazeera’s detained journalists for months, with support inside Egypt itself building in recent weeks. TV presenter Amr Adeeb said last week that ongoing […]

May 27, 2014 ·
 
Wife- Gehad-Khaled

Secret evidence finally aired in Al Jazeera English trial

Secret evidence finally aired in Al Jazeera English trial The evidence hitherto withheld by the Egyptian prosecutor in the trial of the three Al Jazeera English journalists has finally been aired in court. The prosecutor had previously tried to charge the defence $170,000 to access it, but they were forced to exhibit the supposedly incriminating material at today’s hearing. The […]

May 22, 2014 ·
 
Abdullah Elshamy in jail

Hunger striking Al Jazeera Journalist Abdullah Elshamy In Cairo Speaks

Al Jazeera Journalist Abdullah Elshamy Speaks Abdullah Elshamy still missing after being moved by authorities on Monday Journalist asks for independent medical attention All four Al Jazeera journalists in court today Footage has emerged for the first time of Al Jazeera’s hunger striking journalist Abdullah Elshamy. The reporter is currently effectively missing, after being abruptly moved from his cell by […]

May 15, 2014 ·
 
Malawi- President Banda’s passion for saving mothers and babies

Malawi- President Banda’s passion for saving mothers and babies

President Banda’s passion for saving Malawi’s mothers and babies Al Jazeera documentary highlights Malawi’s dramatic turnaround on maternal and neonatal mortality Until recently, Malawi had the highest rate of maternal mortality in the world for a non-conflict country Joyce Banda became president in 2012, renewing commitment and driving change in the traditional approach to birth

May 14, 2014 ·
 
Parents- Thuraya Elshamy-Elshamy, Nusehy-Elshamy

#SaveAbdullah: Egyptians speak out for detained Al Jazeera journalists

Egyptians speak out for detained Al Jazeera journalists #SaveAbdullah campaign launched to hospitalize and save life of hunger striking journalist   Human rights activist calls for release TV anchor says the case is doing harm to Egypt Prominent Egyptians have begun to call for the release of Al Jazeera’s journalists detained in their country. The interventions come as Abdullah Elshamy […]

May 13, 2014 ·
 
Guinea worm

South Sudan: Former US Prez and local heroes on the brink of beating one of the world’s worst diseases

South Sudan: Jimmy Carter and local heroes on the brink of beating one of the world’s worst diseases. Guinea Worm is expected to be only the second disease eradicated globally, after smallpox. As of January 2014, only 148 cases of Guinea worm remain  The Carter Centre, African governments and local health workers have been working over the past decades to […]

May 9, 2014 ·
 
Abdullah Elshamy

Al Jazeera detainee’s hunger strike reaches 100 days; wife joins hunger strike

Al Jazeera detainee’s hunger strike reaches 100 days Pressure on Egypt to allow Al Jazeera detainee medical attention Abdullah Elshamy’s hunger strike reaches 100 days Journalist’s wife begins her own hunger strike in solidarity Amid mounting concern for detained journalist Abdullah Elshamy’s health on the hundredth day of his hunger strike, Al Jazeera has called upon the Egyptian authorities to […]

May 1, 2014 ·
 
Peter-Greste

Al Jazeera Takes Legal Action Against Egyptian Authorities

Al Jazeera takes legal action against Egyptian authorities • Al Jazeera estimates losses in excess of $150 million Al Jazeera Media Network has submitted an official notification of dispute to the interim Egyptian government. The network says it is relying on a Bilateral Treaty signed between the country in which it is headquartered, Qatar, and Egypt as the basis for […]

April 29, 2014 ·
 
Al Jazeera report- Hundreds of Dead Bodies Found in South Sudan Town

Al Jazeera report- Hundreds of Dead Bodies Found in South Sudan Town

Hundreds of dead bodies found in South Sudan town • Massacre of Darfuris uncovered in town of Bentiu • Rebel commander denies any involvement in killings • UN coordinator decries “inhumanity” Al Jazeera has aired evidence of a massacre in the South Sudanese town of Bentiu. According to the UN, rebel gunmen killed over 200 people at a mosque in […]

April 22, 2014 ·
 
Al Jazeera Journalists Remain In Jail Despite Lack Of Evidence In Court

Al Jazeera Journalists Remain In Jail Despite Lack Of Evidence In Court

Al Jazeera Journalists Remain In Jail Despite Lack Of Evidence In Court Despite the lack of evidence shown in court in Cairo, the three Al Jazeera English journalists will remain behind bars until the next hearing on 22 April 2014. The fifth hearing in the trial was halted after the prosecution screened video which it says supports its case against […]

April 11, 2014 ·