Egypt court sentences more than 180 Muslim Brotherhood supporters to death

February 2, 2015 12:30 PM

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An Egyptian court has sentenced 183 supporters of the outlawed Muslim Brotherhood to death on charges of killing police officers, part of a sustained crackdown by authorities on Islamists.

The men were convicted of playing a role in the killings of 16 policemen in the town of Kerdasa on the outskirts of Cairo in August 2013.

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