"I'm a Force for Change"

As he shuffles along the marble floor of his Cairo apartment, leaning on a walking stick to ease the pressure on his broken right foot, Saad Eddin Ibrahim doesn't look like a menace to society. Yet according to Egyptian authorities, the 64-year-old sociology professor and civic activist is one of the most dangerous men in the country. This week he is due in court to face sedition charges for a third time — two previous convictions were overturned on appeal, and Ibrahim was released in December after a five-month prison stay (his third in two years). If convicted again...

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