Mohamed Fahmy freed

Canadian journalist Mohamed Fahmy is free from prison in Egypt after receiving a presidential pardon.

Mr. Fahmy, who had spent more than 400 consecutive days locked up in jail before being released on bail and was then sent back to prison after a retrial, was among the first 100 names of prisoners pardoned by Egypt’s President Abdel-Fattah el-Sissi on the religious celebration of Eid al-Adha…

http://www.theglobeandmail.com/news/world/egyptian-president-pardons-jailed-canadian-journalist-mohamed-fahmy/article26493703/

September 24

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About Tom Stevenson
Tom Stevenson is an Independent North Africa reporter

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