The al-Jazeera journalists convicted of “spreading false news” have been sentenced to three years in prison at their retrial in Cairo.
1. Who are those al-Jazeera journalists and what happened to them?
2. One of the lawyers for the three journalists also got the global attention, right? Amal Clooney, wife of actor George Clooney is a defense lawyer for Mr. Fahmy.
3. What is the general reaction of the international community to the Egyptian court’s decisions?
4. What is your assessment about the future of human rights and civil liberties in Egypt?