Egypt Trial

NPR's Kate Seelye reports from Cairo on the new trial of Egyptian-American professor and human rights activist, Saad Eddin Ibrahim. He was convicted last year of damaging Egypt's image abroad and accepting unauthorized donations from the European Union in violation of a military decree. Ibrahim's defenders say the real reason for the trial is his criticism of Egypt's President and military leaders. Ibrahim spent more than eight months in jail before an appeals court overturned the conviction and ordered a new trial. (4:31)
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