White House

June 1, 2009

Egyptians worry that Obama will inadvertently bless repression

Ayman Nour has been out of an Egyptian prison for 100 days, and already the one-time presidential candidate is prepared to go back. Faced with renewed intimidation, Egypt's best-known political reformer said his early release was serving as a fig leaf for President Hosni Mubarak's autocratic rule.

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