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'Small Step' Toward Justice as Al Jazeera Journalists Released on Conditional Bail


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'Small Step' Toward Justice as Al Jazeera Journalists Released on Conditional Bail

Nadia Prupis, staff writer

An Egyptian court on Thursday ordered the release of Al Jazeera journalists Mohamed Fahmy and Baher Mohamed on bail.

They are likely to be freed within 48 hours for the first time in 14 months, though it remains unclear whether they will be able to leave the country. Both will face a retrial on February 23. A spokesperson for the network called their conditional release "a small step in the right direction."