Pittsburgh Tribune-Review, by Betsy Hiel:

… American Robert Becker of the U.S.-based National Democratic Institute has remained here since charges were filed in December… “These guys work directly for me, and there was no way I would be comfortable back in the United States while they were facing these charges,” Becker told the Tribune-Review, pointing to his Egyptian staff in the courtroom…

 

… Prosecutors shouted for the foreigners to be held in Egypt’s Tora prison and accused them of spying for the United States…