The list of people being pursued by the Egyptian authorities in the case involving Al Jazeera English’s detained journalists has finally been officially served, allowing the network to comment on the case for the first time.
Nine network staff are on the list of twenty, meaning most of those named are not employees of Al Jazeera. Three have been in detention since December 29th – Baher Mohamed, Mohamed Fahmy and Peter Greste.
Added to their names are British journalists Sue Turton and Dominic Kane. Turton is a seasoned former Sky News, ITN and Channel 4 journalist, who has reported from Afghanistan, Libya, and most recently, Ukraine. She has won two Royal Television Society Awards during her 25-year career. Kane joined Al Jazeera English in April 2012 after more than a decade at the BBC. He is an alumnus of Cardiff University’s School of Journalism. Both reported from Cairo in the aftermath of Morsi’s ouster.