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.

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Kerry: Verdicts on journalists 'chilling and draconian'

US Secretary of State John Kerry has phoned Egypt's foreign minister to register his country's "serious displeasure" with the court's "chilling and draconian" verdict against three Al Jazeera journalists, Reuters have reported.

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