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Vol 43 No 16

Published 9th August 2002


Egypt

No go NGO

As Egypt's government celebrated the 50th anniversary of the coup that toppled King Farouk and brought Gamal Abdel Nasser to power, a state security court handed seven years in gaol to an Egyptian/American civil society activist, Saadeddin Ibrahim. The sentence, on 30 July, was condemned by the European Union and the USA.

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