The dirty history of promoting democracy
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Egypt names 43 targeted in democracy groups inquiry
Sam LaHood, son of Transportation Secretary Ray LaHood, and 18 other Americans are among those to be prosecuted on charges of violating foreign funding laws.
Los Angeles Times
(Washington) Egyptian state media Monday published the names of 43 people accused in a politically explosive investigation of pro-democracy groups, saying they are suspected of receiving illegal funding with the aim of destabilizing the country’s national security.
The 19 Americans on the list of those to be prosecuted on charges of violating foreign funding laws included Sam LaHood, son of Transportation Secretary Ray LaHood and country director for the Washington-based International Republican Institute, and Charles Dunne, the Mideast program director for Freedom House, a research and advocacy organization.
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