Washington Post, by Ernesto Londoño and Leila Fadel:

… “The whole idea of being safely ensconced in the U.S. while people who worked directly for me were on trial was unfathomable,” he said in a recent interview…

 

… Becker said U.S. officials urged him to leave Egypt.

 

“I responded: What part of sticking with my people don’t you understand?” He said he was fired shortly after he appeared in court in March…

 

… British Egyptian Hafsa Halawa, 26, Becker’s colleague, said the group’s Egyptian workers felt let down by the United States and their former employers. As the Americans left Cairo, she said, the unmistakable message was that the Egyptian government had won the standoff and that civil society activists left behind would have to fend for themselves…