PBS NewsHour

Trial begins for Al Jazeera journalists in Egypt

Clip: Season 2014 | 2m 20s

In Egypt, three journalists who work for the Al Jazeera network have pleaded not guilty to charges of aiding a terrorist group and endangering national security. The Egyptian authorities have accused them of having illegal contact with the Muslim Brotherhood and manipulating the media. Paul Mason of Independent Television News offers some background on the court proceedings.

Aired: 02/20/14

Expired: 12/31/69

Rating: NR

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