First time journalists expelled from courtroom in AJ trial. Usually allowed to speak to defendants during recess.
— Sharif Kouddous (@sharifkouddous) April 22, 2014
The expelled journalists who hung around were eventually let back in the courtroom under the order they don’t speak with the imprisoned journalists–who are locked in cages during the trial–when courtroom recess take place.
Today, prosecutors played Al Jazeera clips they claim prove their case of the journalists’ ties to the Muslim Brotherhood, including protests, street interviews, and an interview with Muslim Brotherhood leader Essam el-Erian.
Peter Greste, Mohammed Fahmy, and Baher Mohammed have been imprisoned in Egypt for almost four months.
(h/t Huffington Post)