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February 20, 2012 7:41 am

Egypt Sets Date for Politically Charged Trial of 19 Americans

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Egyptian High Court of Justice. Photo: wiki commons.

CNN – The trial of 43 people in Egypt accused in a case involving foreign funding will take place in a criminal court February 26, the spokesman for the general prosecutor’s office said.

Americans are among other Westerners and Egyptians who work for civil society groups who face prosecution on charges of illegal foreign funding as part of an ongoing crackdown on nongovernmental organizations.

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