Egypt: Regime will not be swayed from NGO prosecution by US aid threats

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February 8, 2012
Reuters    
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"Egypt said on Wednesday it would not be swayed by threats to aid when probing NGOs over charges they received foreign cash without official approval, a case that has led Washington to warn that $1.3 billion a year of military aid may be at risk. A total of 43 foreign and local activists have been banned from leaving Egypt and their cases have been referred to a criminal court." (02/08/12)

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