Loubani and Greyson have started a hunger strike in Cairo prison…

http://www.thestar.com/news/gta/2013/09/16/tarek_loubani_and_john_greyson_begin_hunger_strike_in_cairo_jail.html

According to Egyptian laws, individuals can be held for 15 days, indefinitely up to two years without being charged. The start of a hunger strike is a serious matter. The Canadian government has a responsibility to ensure the safe and quick release of these two humanitarians. Many faculty at the University of Toronto frequent these regions on a regular basis as part of their research and work – we need to pressure the government to find ways of resolving this situation quickly.

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