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Egypt rounds up 19 rights activists: Amnesty

Cairo, Egypt | AFP | Egyptian authorities arrested at least 19 lawyers and rights activists on Thursday, Amnesty International said, condemning what it called an “appalling setback”. The rights group called the arrests “an alarming escalation of a crackdown on human rights workers” in Egypt. “Today’s chilling wave of arrests… …

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Egypt court upholds life sentence of Brotherhood leader

Cairo, Egypt | AFP | An Egyptian court Wednesday upheld a life sentence passed in 2016 against Muslim Brotherhood leader Mohamed Badie over deadly clashes following Islamist president Mohamed Morsi’s ouster, judicial officials said. The court of cassation, whose rulings can not be appealed, upheld the verdict of life terms against …

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