Canadian Govt Urged to Help Secure Yasser Albaz’s Release from Egypt

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Canadian Govt Urged to Help Secure Yasser Albaz’s Release from Egypt

At a news conference in Ottawa, Amal Ahmed calls on Foreign Affairs Minister François-Philippe Champagne to help secure the release of her father Yasser Albaz from Egypt. The Canadian citizen has been held in a notorious Egyptian prison for over nine months. Minister Champagne is scheduled to attend a conference in Egypt on December 11 and 12. Tim McSorley (International Civil Liberties Monitoring Group) and Mustafa Farooq (National Council of Canadian Muslims) also speak with reporters. (December 11, 2019) (no interpretation)