Verdict in Al-Jazeera retrial postponed to August 29
Al-Jazeera news channel's Australian journalist Peter Greste (L) and his colleagues, Egyptian-Canadian Mohamed Fadel Fahmy (R) and Egyptian Baher Mohamed (C), listen to the verdict inside the defendants cage during their trial - AFP/Khaled Desouki

CAIRO: A Cairo court adjourned Sunday the verdict in the Al-Jazeera journalists’ retrial over terror charges to August 29, Youm7 reported

Sunday was scheduled for the verdict to be pronounced by Judge Hassan Farid, after he adjourned last session on Thursday.

The three journos: Canadian Mohamed Fahmy, Baher Mohamed and deported Australian Peter Greste are accused of broadcasting false news, joining the banned- Muslim Brotherhood group and operating from Egypt without license.

In June 2014, the three were sentenced to seven-ten years in prison; an appeal court abolished the sentence in January “due to lack of evidence” and ordered a retrial.

During the retrial, the journalists’ lawyers cited “shallow” evidences presented in the prosecution’s accusations.

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