New Zealand Labour Party

Notice of Motion condemning imprisonment of Al Jazeera journalists

That this House condemn the continued imprisonment of two Al Jazeera journalists in Egypt—Canadian-Egyptian Mohamad Fahmy, and Egyptian Baher Mohammad—and further, condemn Egypt’s suppression of the free press, which is the cornerstone of a just and stable society, and call on the Egyptian Government to release these journalists following the release of their colleague Australian Peter Greste.