June 22nd, 2014
11:41 PM ET

#freeAJstaff: a timeline

Al Jazeera English journalists Peter Greste, Mohamed Fahmy and Baher Mohamed were reporting in Cairo when they were arrested on December 29, 2013. The three men were convicted of terrorism-related offenses on Monday. They have strongly denied the charges.

A timeline of CNN coverage of the case:

· December 30: Al Jazeera demands Egypt release 4 journalists

· January 12: Two weeks into the ordeal, Al Jazeera correspondent Bernard Smith and Sherif Mansour of the Committee To Protect Journalists speak about "attacks on journalists" in Egypt:

· January 13: International media demand that Egypt release detained journalists

· January 25: Detained Al Jazeera journalist: 'Our arrest is not a mistake' by Egypt

· January 29: Detained Al Jazeera journalists and others face criminal trial

· February 4: CNN chief international correspondent Christiane Amanpour explains the #freeAJstaff campaign

· February 9: Amanpour on why she agreed with Al Jazeera English's managing editor that Egypt's actions are a "threat to journalists everywhere:"

· February 20: Detained Al Jazeera journalists appear in court as trial opens

· March 9: CNN international correspondent Sara Sidner on how she stepped in to file reports on Al Jazeera while the channel's own reporters are behind bars:

· March 31: Jailed Al Jazeera journalists denied bail, deny Muslim Brotherhood links

· April 23: At Al Jazeera trial in Egypt, video of sheep herding and an adjournment

· May 3: Egypt trial of jailed Al Jazeera journalists adjourned to May 15

· May 15: Egypt trial of Al Jazeera journalists adjourned to May 22

· May 25: "They should not be in those cages"

· June 16: Verdict in Al Jazeera trial expected June 23

· June 22: Greste's parents speak on "Reliable Sources:"

· June 23: Jailed Al Jazeera journalists convicted in Egypt

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