As we’ve been reporting, the calls to free the three imprisoned Al Jazeera journalists are getting louder, and with news this morning that their detainment could last as long as two years, Al Jazeera America president Kate O’Brian took to Twitter to show her support.
— Kate O’Brian (@KateOBrianAJAM) February 10, 2014
In an end of 2013 message to staff, O’Brian highlighted keeping the journalists in mind.
And, as we reflect at year’s end, let us all keep our colleagues Peter Greste, Mohamed Fahmy, Baher Mohamed, and Mohamed Fawzy in our thoughts. Their incarceration highlights the importance, and the inherent dangers, of the fearless journalism we espouse.