Journalists Mohamed Fahmy, Peter Greste and Baher Mohamed have been imprisoned in Egypt since Dec. 29, accused of belonging to "a terrorist organization, disturbing public peace, instilling terror, harming the general interests of the country, possessing broadcast equipment without permit, possessing and disseminating images contrary to the truth." 


Tamara Baluja is an award-winning journalist with CBC Vancouver and the 2018 Michener-Deacon fellow for journalism education. She was the associate editor for J-Source from 2013-2014.