Mysterious departure of NGO workers facing trial in Egypt strikes a nerve for the decision to lift travel ban

Posted on March 8, 2012 • Filed under: Africa, Travel News

The mysterious departure of foreign non-governmental organization (NGO) workers facing trial in Egypt has left many questions unanswered with no one claiming responsibility for the decision to lift the travel ban. The NGO case continues to strike a nerve in Egypt’s political and judicial arena as well as the general public. Egypt imposed travel bans for 43 NGO workers, including 16 Americans, in February on charges of illegally receiving foreign funds and working in the country without licenses. Read article

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