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#Baher Mohamed

Qatar-based Al Jazeera Media Network has filed a claim with the World Bank's arbitration body against the Egyptian government for USD 150 million in damages. The network is accusing Egypt's government of "harassing journalists and damaging office and equipment," which violates a 1999 treaty between Egypt and Qatar that "ensures treatment of Al Jazeera's staff in a manner consistent with international human rights laws, and respect for their right to freedom of expression." According to Al Jazeera, the claim was…