The Canadian Press

2015-04-01 | Egypt Cda Al Jazeera

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A Canadian journalist on trial in Egypt on widely denounced terror charges has been trying to get a new Canadian passport while he awaits the outcome of his case. Mohamed Fahmy says Ottawa will not issue him a new passport. (Fahmy says he found the news "crippling" as not having a passport has left him without any official identification while he remains on trial in Egypt.)

Date: 2015-04-01
Placeline: TORONTO.
Source: The Canadian Press
Length: 16 seconds

Transcript Prediction: << and he gave me the shocking news in this letter from the foreign affairs in the passport office in Canada stating that they will not release my passport until the travel ban is lifted in Egypt >>