Detained Canadians to spend more time in Egyptian custody


Two Canadians arrested in Egypt and held without charge since mid-August will be detained for another 10 days.

Friends of Tarek Loubani and John Greyson say the men have been moved to a less crowded cell but have been told they will remain locked up for another ten days despite the absence of formal charges.

Loubani, a doctor from London, Ontario, and Greyson, a Toronto
university professor and filmmaker, were detained last month during
deadly riots in Cairo.

The two were en route to Gaza, where Loubani planned to teach
emergency room medicine and Greyson was considering producing a

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