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Statement by Stacy Kerr

Georgetown University has been notified by the American University in Cairo that a Georgetown student, Derrik Sweeney, who is studying at the American University in Cairo, has been detained in Egypt. Georgetown University officials have been in communication with Derrik’s family. Georgetown University officials are also in touch with American University in Cairo officials, the U.S. State Department and embassy officials.


Stacy Kerr, Associate Vice President for Communications
(202) 687.4328

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