[JURIST] Egypt put three Al Jazeera [media website] journalists on trial on Thursday for allegedly aiding a terrorist organization and spreading false news. All three men, Peter Greste, Mohamed Fahmy and Baher Mohamed, pleaded not guilty [Reuters report] to the charges. Al Jazeera has stated that the accusations are absurd and the three men are innocent. The Egyptian government contends that the journalists have supplied money, equipment and information to the Muslim Brotherhood [party website; JURIST news archive], a group...

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