Egypt to criminalize insults to 'revolutions' of 2011 and 2013: spokesman

December 3, 2014 7:14 PM

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CAIRO (Reuters) - President Abdel Fattah al-Sisi plans to issue decrees to criminalize insults to Egypt's two "revolutions" of 2011 and 2013, a spokesman said on Wednesday.

The first, a street uprising, toppled longtime military-backed autocrat Hosni Mubarak. The second also arose from mass anti-government protests but was taken over by the military then led by Sisi and brought about the overthrow of freely elected Islamist President Mohamed Mursi after a year in offic...

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