Derrik Sweeney

  • Georgetown student in Egypt: 'Not sure I was going to live'

    11/28/11 4:18 PM Comment

    Georgetown University student Derrik Sweeney, one of three American students arrested during protests in Cairo, says they were hit and threatened with guns, and described that first night in custody as the scariest of his life.

  • Attorney: 3 arrested US students on way to airport

    11/25/11 4:53 PM Comment

    The three American college students held in Cairo, including Derrik Sweeney of Georgetown University, have been released from police custody and are on their way to the airport, headed back to the United States.

  • Derrik Sweeney calls home from Egypt

    11/23/11 1:14 PM Comment

    The father of a Georgetown student arrested during protests in Egypt says his 19-year-old son Derrik Sweeney has called home and said he's being treated well under the circumstances.