today i'm free my colleagues mohammed badr and mohamed fadel fahmy are not free. [ speaking foreign language ] >> press freedom is para mount to the way any society operates. you need the information out there, and out there in a way that is successful:? ? . >> it's a thin line between press freedom and championship. we cross that line every day. >>> well doctor the head of the u.n.'s human rights hub for south asia. and are delighted to have him in the studio. >> thank you. the united nations human rights office believe that journalism has immense power. it is the element that circulates fresh ideas and healthy questions. it insists on a safe space for institutions bringing public confidence. every state in the world needs independent journalist to challenge it. as our secretary-general ban ki-moon together with the u.n. high commissioner and the director-general said quality journalism enables citizens to make informed decisions and works to expose justice, corruption and the abuse of power. for this it must be allowed to thrive in a neighbouring environment. and they can work and in condi
he was deported and his colleagues mohamed fadel fahmy and mohammed badr were released on became weeks later. all three are accused of collaborating with the muslim brotherhood, charges they and al jazeera deny. >> no one really wants a conviction based on a technicality. the technicality is if i'm in egypt - i'm not allowed to be in egypt because the president kicked me out. the court is demanding i appear. if i don't appear upped rules i'll be convicted. this is the only which i can think of that i can demonstrate to the court, the egyptian government, the people that i'm not a fugitive i'm not afraid of justice, i'm prepared to go through a cross-examination and defend myself as i said earlier, there's no evidence against us we weren't doing anything criminal, we were not guilty of charges laid against us. >>> a south korean appeals court called for the release of an airline executive. heather cho was convicted after an out burst. she is the daughter of the airline's chairman was sentenced to one year in prison >>> it's been a year since the military toppled the democratically elect
mohammed fahmy and mohammed badr were accused of helping muslim brotherhood, charges they delay. they spend 400 days in prison. charges from dismissed, but ordered them to stand trial again. if you want to keep up to date on all the stories... wishes known and thousands of high school seniors have had to cope with what they might see as college failure before they take a single class. they will be in school in fall just not their dream school. have we created crazy unworkable expectations at toop schools?
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