Al Jazeera challenges Rwandan president on murder accusations Rwandan president Paul Kagame has defended his record in office and denied any role in the murder of a senior official in his office during an exclusive interview with Al Jazeera’s People and Power. Renowned journalist Sorious Samura interviewed the leader on the 20th anniversary of the Rwandan genocide, where over 500,000 […]
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100 days detained – Al Jazeera English Staff in Egypt * Personal messages to detainees sent on social media * Events in New York and London To mark the 100th day of the detention of Al Jazeera English staff Peter Greste, Mohammed Fahmy and Baher Mohamed, Al Jazeera is urging people to join in by sending their own personal messages […]
Meet the African health heroes saving their communities •Monday, 7 April is World Health Day •Groundbreaking new Al Jazeera documentary series, Lifelines: The Quest for Global Health, highlights the African and Asian health professionals saving their communities •Series filmed by award-winning South African team in Cameroon, Ethiopia, Malawi, Senegal, South Sudan, Sudan, Tanzania, and Uganda
Al Jazeera commemorates Rwandan genocide 20 years on Al Jazeera English is to commemorate the 20th anniversary of the Rwandan genocide with a week-long dedication of coverage. A thoughtful selection of programming, news and online content will highlight the personal, as well as the political, impact for the people of Rwanda. Al Jazeera correspondents Mohammed Adow and Catherine Soi begin […]
Top TV presenters unite to help free detained Al Jazeera staff Some of the worlds most prominent presenters from multiple news organisations have highlighted the importance of journalism by asking their viewers to imagine a world where reality is distorted; imagine being kept in the dark about major world events; and imagine being silenced when speaking out could save your […]
New Lockerbie evidence points to Iran • Al Jazeera investigation gains access to confidential Bird Report and US Defense Intelligence Agency cables • Megrahi’s appeal investigator speaks in public for first time • New evidence points to the bombing being carried out by PLFP-GC, funded by Iran • CIA investigator: “To a man” intelligence community involved in Lockerbie believes it […]
Al Jazeera disappointed with result of adjourned court case of staff detained in Egypt The trial of three Al Jazeera English journalists in Egypt has been adjourned until 24 March 2014. Al Jazeera continues to call for the release of their staff. Al Anstey, managing director of Al Jazeera English, said, “We are again disappointed that Mohamed Fahmy, Peter Greste, […]
• Global Day of Action called in support of journalists detained in Egypt • Stands of solidarity, vigils and events planned in 30 cities across the world Events supporting Al Jazeera’s detained journalists in Egypt are planned in over 30 countries for this Thursday, 27 February 2014. Al Jazeera hopes that, through the attention of the world’s media and partners, […]
al-Shabab: We will not negotiate with anyone al-Shabab spokesperson: • threatens government employees and Turkish nationals • denies al-Shabab has been ‘pushed out’ of many towns • questions Kenya’s claims that Westgate Mall attackers are dead An al-Shabab spokesperson has dismissed hopes that the December appointment of Abdiweli Sheikh Ahmed Mohamed as the new prime minister of Somalia would lead […]
Al Jazeera presenter Femi Oke a keynote speaker at Social Media Week Lagos Former Nigerian media personality of the year Femi Oke has been announced as a keynote speaker and panel host at Social Media Week Lagos from 17-21 February 2014. British by birth, Nigerian by parentage and a Washingtonian by zip code, Femi is currently host of The Stream […]
Al Jazeera Blasts Egypt Charge Sheet The list of people being pursued by the Egyptian authorities in the case involving Al Jazeera English’s detained journalists has finally been officially served, allowing the network to comment on the case for the first time.
Broken Families: A Western Saharan man becomes a leader for his people’s struggle for justice Broken Families, premiering on Sunday, 2 February 2014 on Al Jazeera English, follows Western Saharan community leader and activist Brahim Dahane as he seeks justice for his community against a range of abuses. Filmed over a six-month period, Dahane finds himself becoming the voice for […]