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CAIRO - An ailing Canadian resident imprisoned in Cairo for more than a year has been released from custody in an Egyptian hospital.A statement released on Sunday by supporters of Khaled Al-Qazzaz say...
I have four children, and when any of them asks about their father, I am always at a loss for words. My husband Khaled Al-Qazzaz has been detained in Egypt without charge for over 320 days. He is being held in the country's most notorious jail - Tora Prison. He is trapped for 23 hours of the day in solitary confinement, spending his time in a two meter by two metre insect-infested cell with blood stains on the walls. His health is quickly deteriorating. Today, as a Canadian mother of four Canadian children, I am asking my fellow citizens to join me in my call on the government to speak up.