June 18, 2016 4:10 pm -


Egypt sentenced two journalists to death for leaking national security documents.

The two Al-Jazeera employees, news producer Alaa Omar Mohammed and editor Ibrahim Mohammed Hilal, were sentenced in absentia along with another defendant who works for a media outlet suspected of links to the Muslim Brotherhood.



D.B. Hirsch
D.B. Hirsch is a political activist, news junkie, and retired ad copy writer and spin doctor. He lives in Brooklyn, New York.