In this Tuesday, June 7, 2005, file photo, human rights defender Saad Eddin Ibrahim, from Egypt, speaks at a conference at the Carter Center in Atlanta. The Egyptian-American dissident and former advocate against heredity succession in Egypt has signed a petition backing the president's son Gamal Mubarak to run in next year's elections. (AP Photo/Ric Feld, File)

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In this Tuesday, June 7, 2005, file photo, human rights defender Saad Eddin Ibrahim, from Egypt, speaks at a conference at the Carter Center in Atlanta. The Egyptian-American dissident and former advocate against heredity succession in Egypt has signed a petition backing the president's son Gamal Mubarak to run in next year's elections. (AP Photo/Ric Feld, File)