Al-Jazeera channel's Australian journalist Peter Greste (left) and Egyptian journalist Baher Mohamed stand inside the defendants' cage during their trial near Cairo's Tora prison, 1 June 2014
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Egypt trial: Outcry over al-Jazeera trio's sentencing

The seven-year jail terms handed out to three al-Jazeera journalists accused of supporting Egypt's Muslim Brotherhood have led to an international outcry.

Australian correspondent Peter Greste and his two Egyptian colleagues, Mohamed Fahmy and Baher Mohamed, were convicted of spreading false news on Monday.

US Secretary of State John Kerry described the sentences as "chilling and draconian".

Christian Fraser reports from Cairo.

  • 23 Jun 2014
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