Academics Tarek Loubani, John Greyson jailed in EgyptToronto Media Co-op.
Both were en route to Gaza to work on projects in their respective fields – Greyson's research for a film, and Loubani's academic collaboration, which involved training local physicians in life support.
Since mid-August supporters have rallied to gain information on Loubani and Greyson's whereabouts, legal situation and wellbeing.
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The arrest and continuing detention of two Canadian professors in Egypt has generated an outcry from universities and scholars, as unrest in Cairo contributes to worries about their fate, writes Karen Birchard for The Chronicle of Higher Education.
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