At 1 p.m. EST, CJFE will be joining Al Jazeera English at the Fairmont Royal York hotel for a press conference regarding journalists detained in Egypt, including Canadian Mohamed Fahmy.
Al Jazeera executive producer for newsgathering, Owen Watson, will chair the conference and will be joined by:
• Tony Burman (Former Managing Director of Al Jazeera English)
• John Stackhouse (Editor-in-Chief of The Globe and Mail)
• Tom Henheffer (Executive Director of CJFE)
• Michelle Shephard (CJFE Board member and Toronto Star National Security Reporter)
• John Greyson (Filmmaker and York University Professor)
• Avi Lewis (Journalist and CBC Veteran)
• Dave Enders (Friend and former colleague of Mohamed Fahmy)
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