The decision by an Egyptian court to sentence Australian journalist Peter Greste and his Al Jazeera colleagues has caused shockwaves around the globe. University of Sydney researcher Amro Ali comments on the case from Alexandria Egypt.
Amro Ali is a Middle East analyst and PhD scholar at Sydney Democracy Network (SDN), and the Department of Government and International Relations, at the University of Sydney. His research examines new spaces of politics and revolution in Alexandria, Egypt. He has a Master of Arts with Honors in Middle Eastern and Central Asian Studies and a Master of Diplomacy from the Australian National University. He blogs at www.amroali.com and Tweets @_amroali