Egypt parliament angered over activists‘ release

04.03.2012                      10.Adar. 5772

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Egypt parliament angered over activists' release

Parliament speaker decries "interference" behind decision to release NGO activists accused of receiving illegal funds.

An Egyptian parliament speaker on Saturday decried what he said was "flagrant interference" behind a decision to release pro-democracy American activists accused of receiving illegal funds.
The comments by Saad al-Katatni, the speaker of the lower house of parliament, signaled growing anger over a sudden judicial decision on Wednesday to lift the travel ban of 43 non-governmental organization workers, including 16 Americans….