Al Jazeera journalist Greste arrives home in Australia

Reuters News
Posted: Feb 04, 2015 10:32 AM

BRISBANE, Australia (Reuters) - Peter Greste, the Al Jazeera journalist freed after more than a year in an Egyptian prison, arrived back in his Australian homeland early on Thursday.

Greste was released on Sunday after 400 days in a Cairo jail and had been in Cyprus since. Greste had been sentenced to seven years on charges that included aiding a terrorist group in a case that had attracted widespread attention and criticism of Egypt's leadership and judiciary.

(Editing by Michael Georgy; Editing by Alison Williams)