Peter-greste

Al Jazeera journalist Peter Greste said he feels relief after his release from an Egyptian jail but is concerned for those still imprisoned

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Kenjigoto

Kenji Goto’s own words of have provided a powerful message for those mourning his loss after the journalist was kidnapped and executed by Islamic State (ISIS) militants, shown in a video released over the weekend. Goto, 47, was killed despite negotiations by the Japanese and Jordanian governments.

 

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The world remembers Kenji Goto, the Japanese journalist beheaded by the ISIS. Photograph shared on Twitter by @halonaThe world remembers Kenji Goto, the Japanese journalist beheaded by the ISIS. Photograph shared on Twitter by @halona
Peter-greste

Al Jazeera journalist Peter Greste said he feels relief after his release from an Egyptian jail but is concerned for those still imprisoned

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The wife of slain Japanese hostage Kenji Goto said Monday that she was devastated but proud of her husband, who was beheaded by Islamic State extremists.

Greste put on flight to Australia while two of his colleagues, Baher Mohamed and Mohamed Fahmy, remain imprisoned.
Greste

It’s about time.

Exactly 400 days since he was arrested in his Cairo hotel room, Egypt has freed the Australian Al Jazeera journalist Peter Greste, according to Egypt’s state news agency and Egyptian officials.

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