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As Egypt-U.S. Relationship Moves Forward, Jailed Egyptian Journalists Left Behind


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As Egypt-U.S. Relationship Moves Forward, Jailed Egyptian Journalists Left Behind

Justin Shilad

Among the things Egyptian President Abdel Fattah el-Sisi and U.S. President Donald Trump are scheduled to discuss during their April 3 meeting in Washington is Egypt's fight against terrorism. Egypt's government has broadly interpreted this fight to include jailing dozens of journalists, including photographer Abdelrahman Yaqot, who a few days before el-Sisi arrives in Washington will have checked in at the local police station, as he must every month to meet the terms of his release from prison.