Canadian resident Khaled Al-Qazzaz freed after 558 days
Canadian resident Khaled Al-Qazzaz released from being detained without charge in Cairo and tells family: “We will be together again soon.”
Egyptian born Khaled Adly Mustafa al-Qazzaz (خالد عدلي مصطفى القزاز) studied engineering in Canada and obtained Canadian citizenship before returning to Egypt. It was reported that during his stay in Canada Khaled al-Qazzaz was under surveillance of the Canadian and American intelligence agencies.
In late 90s Khaled al-Qazzaz joined the Muslim Brotherhood. He became a close associate of Khairat el-Shater (خيرت الشاطر), the Muslim Brotherhood Deputy Supreme Guide. After the revolution of January 25, 2011 Khaled al-Qazzaz was appointed to the Head of Foreign Relations of the Freedom and Justice Party (حزب الحرية والعدالة), the political front of the Muslim Brotherhood. He was also mentioned as a member of the international intelligence branch of the Muslim Brotherhood (فرع الإستخبارات الخارجية لجماعة الإخوان المسلمين) headed by Khairat al-Shater.