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Egypt: American Citizen Aya Hijazi Imprisoned Without Trial for 900 Days

HeadlineOct 20, 2016
H06 aya hijazi

In Egypt, American citizen Aya Hijazi has now been imprisoned without trial for more than 900 days. Hijazi, who grew up in Virginia and is a dual citizen of Egypt, was arrested on May 2, 2014, along with her husband and others, while running a nonprofit seeking to help homeless children in Cairo. She and her husband were accused of paying the children to participate in anti-government protests.

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