ICFJ Welcomes Reversal of Unjust Verdict in Egypt

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The International Center for Journalists (ICFJ) welcomes the verdict Thursday to acquit five of its employees, who were unjustly convicted in Egypt in 2013. The five defendants -- Americans and Egyptians -- worked for ICFJ on programs that helped Egyptian journalists better report about issues in their communities. The acquittal finally clears the criminal records of these employees as well as those who filed to appeal from International Republican Institute (IRI), National Democratic Institute (NDI), Freedom House and the Konrad Adenauer Foundation (KAS). 

 

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