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Georgetown Professors support visiting professor charged in Egyptian espionage case

Two weeks ago, Emad Shahin, a board member of Georgetown’s Center for Muslim-Christian Understanding and a one-time visiting professor at the University, was implicated by Egypt’s State Security Prosecutor in a high-profile espionage and sedition case that also… Read More

Georgetown grad deported from Bahrain for writing against the monarchy

Bahraini authorities deported Georgetown alumna Erin Kilbride (COL ’12) from the island nation on Saturday for what they described as “radical” writings against Bahrain’s ruling family and government. Kilbride, an Arabic and women’s and gender studies major originally from… Read More

Alum held in Libya escapes captivity

Editor’s Note: We had tweeted earlier that VanDyke graduated in 2008. He actually graduated in 2004. After Libyan rebels captured Tripoli late Tuesday, Securities Studies alum Matthew VanDyke (GRD ’04) escaped from the prison where Gadhafi’s government had… Read More

Alum held by Gadhafi’s government, congressman says

Rep. C.A. Dutch Ruppersberger (D-Md.) informed the Baltimore Sun on Tuesday that Gadhafi supporters in Libya were holding Securities Studies alum Matthew VanDyke (GRD ’04). VanDyke had gone to Libya in early March to “witness history” as a freelance… Read More