An Egyptian court on Monday convicted three journalist from media network
The verdict today attracted criticism around the world, describing it as a blow to freedom of expression.
The journalists: Peter Greste (Australian), Mohammed Fahmy (Canadian-Egyptian) and Baher Mohammed ( Egyptian), have been detained since a December raid on their Cairo hotel room, which they were using as an office as they covered protests by supporters of the ousted Islamist president.
The raid was part of a broad crackdown against Islamists and the Muslim Brotherhood.
According to Huffington Post,