After 301 Days in Egyptian Prison, an American Teacher Flies Home


The state department says it welcomes the news that Egypt has released an American prisoner activists say there are about five others still jailed there now the U. S. is raising concerns about prisoners at risk of covert nineteen and P. R.'s Michele Kelemen reports Pennsylvania teacher ranges so he was arrested at Cairo's airport in July of last year accused of running a Facebook page that criticizes the Egyptian government now after three hundred one day she and her fourteen year old son are back in Lancaster that's according to the freedom initiative which advocates on behalf of political prisoners the state department won't say how many Americans are still being held in prisons in Egypt a major recipient of US aid Egypt suspended consular visits but the U. S. embassy asked for and received permission to speak with jailed U. S. citizens by phone for

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