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June 24th, 2014
06:58 PM ET

Jailed Al Jazeera journalists convicted in Egypt

By Brian Stelter and Ashley Fantz, CNN

(CNN) - Three Al Jazeera English journalists were convicted in Egypt on Monday of aiding the Muslim Brotherhood in a ruling that immediately outraged journalists and activists around the world.

Peter Greste, Mohamed Fahmy and Baher Mohamed had been imprisoned in Cairo since December on charges that included conspiring with the Brotherhood, spreading false news and endangering national security.

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