Hague: Egypt should review 'unacceptable sentences'

Foreign Secretary William Hague has called on the Egyptian government to review the "unacceptable" sentences passed against the three Al-Jazeera journalists jailed for seven years.

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#Egypt should review unacceptable sentences against Egyptian and international journalists and show commitment to freedom of the press

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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.