Egypt’s Sentencing of Journalists Draws US Condemnation

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by Jim Lobe* The administration of President Barack Obama joined international human rights groups around the world in “strongly condemn(ing)” Monday’s conviction and sentencing by an Egyptian court of three Al Jazeera journalists and 15 others for their alleged association… Continue Reading  

U.S. Calls Egypt’s Latest Mass Death Sentences “Unconscionable”

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by Jim Lobe* Five days after approving the transfer of 10 Apache helicopters to aid Egypt’s “counter-terrorism” campaign in Sinai, the administration of President Barack Obama denounced as “unconscionable” the latest round of mass death sentences against members of the… Continue Reading  

Egypt’s Muslim Brotherhood Is Not Going Away

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by Jasmin Ramsey Almost 1,000 Egyptians have died, according to the official count, since Aug. 14 when Egypt’s armed forces began clamping down on Muslim Brotherhood-led protests against the military ouster of President Mohamed Morsi. That number well exceeds the… Continue Reading