Sam LaHood

Politics
10:18 pm
Tue June 4, 2013

Egypt convicts 43 non-profit workers, including Sam LaHood

An Egyptian court sentenced Peoria native Sam LaHood, and more than 40 non-profit workers, to jail.  Sam LaHood is the son of U.S. Transportation Secretary Ray LaHood.  U.S. Secretary of State John Kerry says the convictions on allegations of using foreign funds to cause unrest in Egypt violate freedom of expression and undercut the country's democratic transition. 

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