Essential Report

Support for Peter Greste

Jul 1, 2014

Q. Australian journalist Peter Greste and his two al-Jazeera colleagues have been found guilty of producing false news to defame Egypt by an Egyptian court and sentenced to seven years in prison.

Do you think the Australian government has provided appropriate support to Peter Greste?

 

Total

 

Vote Labor

Vote Lib/Nat

Vote Greens

Vote other

Government have provided appropriate support

20%

11%

34%

17%

15%

Government have not provided appropriate support

39%

51%

27%

44%

40%

Don’t know

41%

38%

39%

40%

45%

20% think that the Australian government has provided appropriate support to Peter Greste and 39% think they have not provided appropriate support. 34% of Liberal/National voters think they have provided appropriate support and 51% of Labor voters think they have not.

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