White House condemns Egypt's sentencing of 3 Al-Jazeera reporters, calls for commutation

  • by: Associated Press
  • Updated: June 23, 2014 - 12:25 PM

WASHINGTON — The White House is strongly condemning Egypt's prosecution and sentencing of three Al-Jazeera journalists to seven years in prison on claims that they supported the Muslim Brotherhood opposition to Cairo's new government. The White House called for their release.

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