Egypt's trial of Mursi 'badly flawed': Human Rights Watch

April 26, 2015 10:31 AM

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Egypt's trial of Mursi 'badly flawed': Human Rights Watch

CAIRO (Reuters) - The trial of former Egyptian President Mohamed Mursi, deposed by the army and sentenced to 20 years in jail, was "badly flawed" and appears to have been politically motivated, Human Rights Watch said on Sunday.

A court on April 21 convicted Mursi and 12 other Muslim Brotherhood members of violence, kidnapping and torture over the deaths of protesters in 2012. They were acquitted of murder, which carries the death sentence.

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