Egyptian court jails 119 Morsi supporters

2014-04-16 15:12

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Cairo - An Egyptian court sentenced 119 supporters of the Muslim Brotherhood of former president Mohammed Morsi to three years each in prison on Wednesday in connection with protests last October against his overthrow, judicial sources said.

More than 50 people were killed in the 6 October protests called by Morsi supporters. Judge Hazem Hashad acquitted six people in the case. They faced charges including unlawful assembly and thuggery.
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