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After nearly two years in an Egyptian prison, former Al-Jazeera journalist Mohamed Fahmy says he felt “betrayed and abandoned” when he realized Harper was not doing everything in his power to get him out.
The reported pardons came a day before Egyptian President Abdel Fattah el-Sisi plans to head to New York for the 70th session of the UN General Assembly. Sisi also announced them on his Facebook page.
Fahmy, a Canadian citizen, and two other Al-Jazeera English journalists were sentenced on Saturday to three years in prison for terrorism-related crimes, a verdict that was widely denounced by human rights organizations.
Canadian PM Stephen Harper Called on to Stop Campaigning and Help Get Mohamed Fahmy Out of Egyptian Jail
The Conservatives have long been criticized for dragging their heels in the journalist's case.
Three Al Jazeera English journalists were found guilty of "aiding a terrorist organization" and sentenced to three years in prison by an Egyptian court.
Fahmy is still facing a trial in Egypt but is preparing a civil lawsuit against his former employer.
According to Fahmy's Canadian lawyer, "Canada has imposed a condition that the Egyptian authorities themselves haven't imposed."
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Al Jazeera journalist jailed for more than 400 days for reporting on Egyptian protests in 2013 says he'll continue fighting for press freedom every chance he gets.
His family says Canadian Prime Minister Stephen Harper "failed us miserably" as Fahmy's imprisonment in Egypt drags on.
The family of jailed Al Jazeera journalist Baher Mohamed spoke to VICE News about his condition and why he remains behind bars while his colleagues are freed.