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June 5, 2013
16 American nonprofit workers among those convicted of "undermining" Egyptian democracy; sentences of up to 5 years in jail, but many of accused have left country.
"An Egyptian criminal court on Tuesday found more than three dozen employees of foreign nonprofit groups, including 16 Americans, guilty of receiving illegal funds from abroad and operating unlicensed organizations in what the United States has criticized as a politically motivated trial that mars Egypt’s transition to post-revolutionary democracy." -- Ben Hubbard, the New York Times