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Al Jazeera Journalist Convicted in Al Qaeda Trial

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Al Jazeera Journalist Convicted in Al Qaeda Trial

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Al Jazeera Journalist Convicted in Al Qaeda Trial

Al Jazeera Journalist Convicted in Al Qaeda Trial

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In Europe's largest terrorism trial, a court in Madrid convicts 18 people of belonging to or assisting al Qaeda. A correspondent for Arab broadcaster al Jazeera was among those found guilty; he received seven years in jail. Al Jazeera denounced the sentencing as an attack on press freedom.