Journalism

Mar 10, 2014

Egypt’s jailed journalists: Aussie behind bars paves the way for Sisi

Peter Greste's case is far from isolated -- Egypt's regime has jailed dozens of journalists and activists. Egyptian-Australian journalist Myriam Robin says Sisi is sending a message.

Myriam Robin — Media Reporter

Myriam Robin

Media Reporter

The first thing we hear is the strings. The chords are ominous as police enter the room. We see an iMac, camera equipment, a mobile phone. A voice off-camera. “Why are you so hurried? Are you scared of something?” “I’m not scared of anything,” Al Jazeera Cairo bureau chief Mohamed Fahmy insists while seated on a chair in the corner, the hand on his head betraying his nervousness.

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