Report on the Case of Dr. Saad Eddin Mohamed Ibrahim Imprisoned Sociologist Cairo, Egypt

Committee on Human Rights

National Academy of Sciences, National Academy of Engineering, Institute of Medicine

2101 Constitution Avenue, N.W.

Washington, D.C. 20418

Torsten Wiesel, CHR Chair

Carol Corillon, CHR Director

This document and the actions it describes were made possible through the use of general operating funds provided to the committee by the Richard Lounsbery Foundation, the John D. and Catherine T. MacArthur Foundation, The Scherman Foundation, the National Academy of Sciences, the National Academy of Engineering, and the Institute of Medicine.



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Report on the Case of Dr. Saad Eddin Mohamed Ibrahim Imprisoned Sociologist Cairo, Egypt Report on the Case of Dr. Saad Eddin Mohamed Ibrahim Imprisoned Sociologist Cairo, Egypt Committee on Human Rights National Academy of Sciences, National Academy of Engineering, Institute of Medicine 2101 Constitution Avenue, N.W. Washington, D.C. 20418 Torsten Wiesel, CHR Chair Carol Corillon, CHR Director This document and the actions it describes were made possible through the use of general operating funds provided to the committee by the Richard Lounsbery Foundation, the John D. and Catherine T. MacArthur Foundation, The Scherman Foundation, the National Academy of Sciences, the National Academy of Engineering, and the Institute of Medicine.

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Report on the Case of Dr. Saad Eddin Mohamed Ibrahim Imprisoned Sociologist Cairo, Egypt Contents     CURRENT SITUATION   1     THE COMMITTEE'S WORK ON THE CASE   2     THE CHR'S MISSION TO CAIRO Morton Panish & Jay Davenport   6      Background   6      The Charges   7      The Political and Legal Environment   9      The Trial   11      Interviews   16      Effects of the Prosecution on the Human Rights and Civil Society Community in Egypt   17      Conclusions   17  APPENDIX A:   May 31, 2001 Appeal to President Mubarak   18  APPENDIX B:   Committee on Human Rights, A Description   20