Political Scientists Are Targets in Egypt’s Crackdown on Islamists

Photo courtesy of American U. in Cairo

Emad Shahin, a professor of public policy at the American U. in Cairo: "It was a shock. I never thought they would go this far, to this level of fabrication."
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The indictment of a well-known Egyptian professor on charges of espionage has sparked new concerns about academic freedom here. The military-backed government is carrying out a widespread crackdown on the Muslim Brotherhood, the Islamist group that...

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