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Peter Greste: Coping with confinement

Stuart Hughes

is a BBC World Affairs producer. Twitter: @stuartdhughes

The al-Jazeera correspondent Peter Greste spent 400 days in an Egyptian prison. Arrested in 2013, he was tried on charges that included spreading false news and aiding the Muslim Brotherhood. He talks to Stuart Hughes about how he found the physical, mental and spiritual strength to cope with the ordeal. Greste concludes that there are specific strategies that most people can learn to help them deal with extreme situations.

 

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