Al Jazeera journalist awaiting trial in Egypt and holding a Canadian passport, Mohmed Fahmy signs book deal

Al-Jazeera English journalist Mohamed Fahmy, who remains in Egypt on bail while awaiting trial on terror charges, has signed a book deal.

Fahmy, a naturalized Canadian born in Egypt, and two other journalists were arrested in 2013 and charged with being part of a terrorist group and airing falsified footage intended to damage national security.

Al-Jazeera is based in Qatar, a main backer of ousted president Mohammed Morsi’s outlawed Muslim Brotherhood group…

…Fahmy has also criticized Canada for not doing enough to win his release…

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