U.S. democracy activists to go on trial in Egypt




 
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U.S. democracy activists to go on trial in Egypt
 
February 26th, 2012  
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U.S. democracy activists to go on trial in Egypt
CAIRO (Reuters) - Dozens of democracy activists including 16 Americans go on trial in Egypt Sunday in a politically charged case which has set off a crisis in relations between Cairo and Washington and threatened $1.3 billion in annual U.S. military aid. Forty-three foreign and Egyptian non-profit workers - including the son of the U.S. transportation secretary - are accused of receiving illegal funds from abroad and carrying out political activities unrelated to their civil society work. A senior U.S. ...




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