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Feds say they've raised Mohamed Fahmy case with Egypt 15 times in 9 days

Mohamed Fahmy‘s brother is criticizing the Canadian government for what he deems inaction in securing the journalist’s release from an Egyptian prison, but Canadian officials say they’ve been raising the case consistently with Egyptian officials. 631 more words

News

Fahmy's fiancée blasts Harper, says imprisonment 'embarrassment' for Canada

WATCH: The family of journalist Mohamed Fahmy is livid he’s still being held in an Egyptian prison and blames Prime Minister Stephen Harper for not intervening. 812 more words

World

Gazonto

I’ve discussed the political-aesthetic practice of transposition before – superimposing war ‘over there’ on a city ‘over here’ – in relation to both Baghdad and Gaza.   524 more words

Israel/Palestine

Tarek Loubani, detained in Egypt last year, reacts to sentencing of Al Jazeera journalists

Last week, three journalists with Al Jazeera English were convicted on terrorism charges in Egypt in a show trial devoid of due process. One of them, Mohamed Fahmy, is a Canadian citizen.  103 more words

Journalism

Full Pundit: Why so quiet, John Baird?

Cat got your tongue?
The Toronto Star‘s editorialists, who are well known for their affection for shrill, shouty diplomacy, excoriate Stephen Harper and his minions for failing to direct “ 705 more words

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