Update: Prosecutor did not appear, no hearing today

Aug 29, 2013, 11am After waiting the entire day outside the prison, and with curfew approaching, our lawyers had to leave as the prosecutor had not arrived by the end of the day. Tarek and John remain in prison. No word has come about rescheduling their appearance before the prosecutor. No other hearings took place, […]

Update: Day 11 consular meeting

Aug 27, 5:20pm From http://tarekandjohn.com/2013/08/27/day-11-update/ It’s Day 11, and today Tarek and John were able to meet with consular officials for a meeting. Their morale and health continues to be good, which is encouraging. John & Tarek were also given updates about the international attention their case has received. They were very surprised and moved […]

NYT on Tarek and John

Aug 25, 8:50am The NYT mentioned Tarek and John’s case in an article about the widening crackdown in Egypt In general, for coverage about Tarek and John, support statements, and updates, please follow tarekandjohn.com. Here at podur.org, we will only be posting updates and statements from the point of view of the families. These will […]

Update: CBC interview with our lawyer

Aug 23, 8:15am A representative from our law firm, Khaled El Shalakany, spoke with the CBC yesterday, summarizing Tarek and John’s legal situation and the visit made to them yesterday at Tora prison. http://www.cbc.ca/news/world/story/2013/08/22/canadians-detained-egypt-lawyer-visit.html We continue to press for their immediate release, and ask supporters and friends to continue to contact Canadian officials and Egyptian […]

Detained Canadians’ Families Request Pressure Be Applied on Egyptian Government to Secure Their Immediate Release

August 19th, 2013 16:30am EST For Immediate Release – Egyptian authorities continue to detain two Canadians, Professor and Filmmaker, John Greyson, and Emergency Physician, Tarek Loubani, 4 days after their initial arrest. The families of the two detained Canadians are calling on the Canadian Government to work towards their immediate release.