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Canadian doctor travelling to Gaza is detained in Egyptian prison

BMJ 2013; 347 doi: (Published 18 September 2013) Cite this as: BMJ 2013;347:f5679
  1. Sophie Arie
  1. 1London

Two Canadians, a doctor and a filmmaker, have begun a hunger strike a month after being detained without charges during recent unrest in Egypt.

Tarek Loubani, assistant professor of emergency medicine at the University of Western Ontario, and John Greyson have been held in Cairo’s Tora prison since they were detained on 16 August.

The two men had stopped in Egypt on their way to …

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