Egypt jails activist-blogger for five years

February 23, 2015 9:54 AM

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Egypt jails activist-blogger for five years

An Egyptian court has jailed blogger Alaa Abdel Fattah, who played a key role during the 2011 uprising, for five years for breaking protest laws.

He was previously given a 15-year jail term, but was freed on bail last year.

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