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Gallery: IFEX members join global #FreeAJStaff campaign

"Far too often we are seeing journalists being called terrorists by countries who have a lot to answer for. It is a chillingly effective way of silencing the truth, and on this Global Day of Action we stand with the imprisoned journalists in Egypt and demand their release."
- IFEX Executive Director Annie Game

Three Al Jazeera English journalists have been imprisoned in Egypt since 29 December 2013. Peter Greste, Mohammed Fahmy and Baher Mohamed are being tried in Cairo and have been charged with terrorism-related offences and "spreading false news". IFEX members joined the world's press on and around the Global Day of Action organised by the Al Jazeera Network on 27 February in calling for their release. Click below to see what some of them did to express their solidarity.

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