Latest update: 30/11/2010
Saad Eddin Ibrahim, Egyptian human rights activist
Saad Eddin Ibrahim is a leading Egyptian human rights activist and founder of the Cairo-based Ibn Khaldun Center for Development Studies. In 2000, he was sentenced to seven years in prison for using European Union funds for election monitoring, and for allegedly defaming Egypt's image abroad. He talks to Marc Perelman about Egypt's recent parliamentary elections.