Sept 29, 10:20pm The families of Tarek and John are pleased to see Prime Minister Stephen Harper’s statement that Tarek and John should be released immediately.
September 30th, 2013 For immediate release – 45 days after their initial arrest while seeking Egyptian police help returning to their hotel at a checkpoint, Canadians Dr. Tarek Loubani and John Greyson have had their detention extended for a further 45 days by Egyptian prosecutors.
Sept 29/13, 11:30am We have heard from our lawyers in Cairo and can confirm that Tarek and John’s detention has been extended by the prosecutor for another 45 days. They have not been charged. The media contact today is Cecilia Greyson, email@example.com
September 28/13, 11am
On Thursday 26 September at 12:30 p.m., President Mamdouh Shoukri will join other members of the York University community in front of Vari Hall to speak out for the release of John Greyson and Tarek Loubani from the Egyptian jail where they have been held without charges for nearly six weeks. They are now into […]
Family and supporters of Tarek Loubani and John Greyson, two Canadians now a week into their hunger strike in Egyptian prison, will be protesting at the Egyptian Consulate in Montréal at 1pm this Tuesday September 24. Tarek and John have been in prison for more than a month, and supporters are demanding that calls from […]
Sept 22/13, 9:30am A good friend of Tarek and John’s found this article in Bonjour Egypte: http://bonjouregypte.com/ArticleDetails.aspx?ArticleID=53890 The article, published yesterday, says that Egypt’s Deputy Prime Minister and Minister for International Cooperation, Zeyad Bahaa Eddine, is coming to Canada – specifically, to Toronto. He is coming to have “high level discussions” about “ways to support […]
Thanks to some of our friends here, we have a summary of the case in Arabic, which we wrote on September 16. Please circulate it to readers of Arabic. Summary of #FreeTarekandJohn in Arabic Sept 16/13
You can use this QR code for posters, leaflets, etc. relating to #FreeTarekandJohn. It takes you to our website, tarekandjohn.com.
Poster here (PDF) Libérez Tarek et John! Free Tarek & John! **Demonstration at the Egyptian Consulate** Montréal, le mardi 24 septembre 2013, à 13h 1000 de la Gauchetière O. (Metro Bonaventure, Rues Mansfield & de la Gauchetière) [English version follows; facebook event page @ https://www.facebook.com/events/517981571620766/]