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Brothers call on Egypt to deport Al Jazeera journalist after retrial granted

The brothers of Al Jazeera journalist Peter Greste have called on the Egypt president to deport him after he and two other journalists were granted a retrial.

Greste, along with two other Al Jazeera journalists Canadian-Egyptian Mohamed Fahmy and Egyptian Baher Mohamed, had their sentences for allegedly spreading false news cancelled but must remain in prison in Egypt before the retrial.

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Al Jazeera journalist calls retrial victory a 'milestone'

Al Jazeera journalist Mohamed Fadel Fahmy has welcomed a decision by an Egyptian court to hold a retrial for him and two other journalists as a 'milestone'.

Canadian-Egyptian Fahmy also said that the three journalists are in high spirits.

Fahmy, former BBC correspondent Peter Greste and Egyptian Baher Mohamed, were sentenced in June for charges of abetting terrorists, spreading false news and endangering national security.

Al Jazeera has demanded that the journalists are released immediately because the original trial was flawed.

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