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Egyptian Court Convicts 43 Non-Governmental Organization Workers

Courtroom reaction to the verdict - Reuters Photo: Asmaa Waguih

Courtroom reaction to the verdict - Reuters Photo: Asmaa Waguih

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On Tuesday, an Egyptian court convicted 43 NGO workers of operating illegally in the country -- a charge they vehemently deny. Many of the accused were foreign nationals, and received their sentences in absentia. David Kramer is the president of the pro-democracy organization Freedom House, one of the NGOs targeted in the case.


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