Sun. Jun 16th, 2019

🇪🇬 Egypt sentences 75 to death over Rabaa protests | Al Jazeera English

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An Egyptian court has sentenced 75 people, including senior Muslim Brotherhood leaders, to death for their part in protests against the 2013 military coup.

Fifty others were given a life sentence. Among them was them Mohamed Badie, the Brotherhood’s spiritual leader.

Those sentenced are accused of security-related offences, including incitement to violence and organising illegal protests.

Al Jazeera’s Charlotte Bellis reports.

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