Egypt's ousted president jailed for 20 years

April 21, 2015 9:01 AM

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A court in Egypt on Tuesday sentenced ousted Islamist President Mohammed Morsi to 20 years in prison over his role in the killing of protesters in 2012.

The verdict is the first to be issued against the country's former leader, who along with thousands of Muslim Brotherhood members — the party he fronted that has since been banned — is facing several other trials related to his time in power.

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