Three of the defendants—Al Jazeera correspondent Peter Greste, Egypt bureau chief Mohamed Fahmy and producer Baher Mohamed—were arrested in their hotel in Cairo on Dec. 29 by Egyptian authorities and accused of spreading false news and belonging to a "terrorist group."
'Journalists Are Not Terrorists!': Trial of Al-Jazeera Reporters Continues
Court proceedings postponed in case against journalists
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