Tag: John Greyson


Greyson And Loubani Back Home In Canada

Canadians John Greyson and Tarek Loubani are home at last.

The two were in an Egyptian jail for more than seven weeks.

They were never charged with any crime. Egyptian security held them in jail under terrible conditions.

Many people fought for Greyson and Loubani’s release. Canadian politicians, friends and family members, Canadian officials and even people Greyson and Loubani will likely never meet—tried to convince Egypt to let the pair go.

The two were in Egypt so Loubani, a doctor, could volunteer at a hospital there. Greyson, a filmmaker, was going to film his work.


Canadian Government Urging Release Of Loubani And Greyson

Two Canadians—a doctor and a filmmaker—are being held in a jail in Egypt.

They have been there since Aug. 16.

Tarek Loubani and John Greyson have been told that they, along with about 600 others arrested in August, will be held for 45 more days.

On August 16, Loubani and Greyson witnessed a violent clash between Egyptian security forces and supporters of the country’s former president, Mohammed Morsi.

Dr. Loubani had travelled to Egypt to volunteer at a hospital. Greyson was there to make a short film about Loubani and his work.

When they saw the clash happen, they did what they do best: Dr. Loubani started treating the wounded and Greyson filmed the incident.