Egyptian court orders retrial of 36 Brotherhood members sentenced to death: sources

February 11, 2015 2:08 PM

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CAIRO (Reuters) - An Egyptian court ordered the retrial of 36 supporters of the outlawed Muslim Brotherhood who had been sentenced to death in a mass trial that included the group's leader last year, judicial sources said on Wednesday.

Tough sentences against hundreds of Brotherhood supporters since the army ousted Islamist president Mohamed Mursi in 2013 have drawn criticism from rights groups.

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