Al-Jazeera Journalists Mark 100 Days in Egyptian Jail Amid Calls for Their Release

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By: Madison Gray | Poynter

Despite international calls for their release, three journalists who work for Al-Jazeera marked 100 days held in captivity by the Egyptian government joining a fourth who has been detained for nearly eight months.  

The Qatar-based network held a press conference Monday in New York to call for support to win the release of Mohamed Fahmy, Peter Greste, Baher Mohamed who work for Al-Jazeera English, and Abdulla al-Shami, a correspondent for Al-Jazeera Arabic.

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