Cartoonists from different political backgrounds discuss how current events impact their work.
A Cairo court has sentenced three Al-Jazeera journalists to three years in prison on charges that legal experts said were unfounded and politically motivated. The move has sparked worldwide outrage, with the European Union describing the verdict as "a setback for freedom of expression in Egypt."
"The real question is: Why is the [Iran] deal being pursued?" the renowned linguist and political commentator asks in a discussion with Antonio Mora on Al-Jazeera America. "What exactly is the threat of Iran?"
A top-secret document provided by NSA whistleblower Edward Snowden shows that the U.S. government labeled a prominent journalist a member of al-Qaida and put him on a watch list of suspected terrorists.
"I AM FREE," reads a tweet by Baher Mohamed, one of three colleagues who had been imprisoned under accusations of falsifying news. The court has scheduled further proceedings for Feb. 23.
Peter Greste, an Australian journalist working for Aljazeera English, has been released from an Egyptian prison after a 400-day ordeal in which he was jailed merely for reporting the news.
On Sunday afternoon Al-Jazeera English correspondent Peter Greste, who along with two colleagues had been jailed for more than a year by the Egyptian government, was winging his way to Cyprus to eventually return to his family in Australia.
Four Al-Jazeera journalists have been sitting in an Egyptian prison for more than a year because they dared to report on the coup orchestrated by Egypt's current president, Abdel-Fattah El-Sisi.
Some police officers in St. Louis County, Mo., have apparently taken longer than others to notice that the whole world is watching them.
Riot police dispersed protesters with rubber bullets and tear gas in the St. Louis suburb of Ferguson, Mo., on Wednesday night. Among 16 people arrested were two journalists, Wesley Lowery of The Washington Post and Ryan Reilly of The Huffington Post.