Journalist's family hear news of 'crazy' sentence

The parents of Australian journalist Peter Greste were filmed as they found out their son was sentenced to seven years in jail by Egyptian authorities.

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Minute's silence held for jailed Al-Jazeera journalists

A minute's silence was held in protest at the sentence of three Al-Jazeera journalists who were each jailed in Cairo on Monday. Meanwhile, newly elected Egyptian President Abdel Fattah al-Sisi said he would not interfere with judicial sentences.