Egypt jails blogger for five years

February 23, 2015 11:05 AM

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A court in Egypt has sentenced a leading figure in its 2011 revolt to five years in prison following a retrial.

Well-known activist Alaa Abdel-Fattah faced a retrial after he was sentenced to 15 years in prison for taking part in an unauthorised protest and allegedly assaulting a police officer.

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