Egyptian judge says jailed Al Jazeera journalists were guided by the 'devil'

July 23, 2014 7:52 PM

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Egyptian judge says jailed Al Jazeera journalists were guided by the 'devil'

CAIRO, Egypt -- An Egyptian judge released his reasoning for harsh sentences issued against three Al-Jazeera journalists, saying they were brought together "by the devil" to destabilize the country.

The main evidence cited in the 57-page document obtained by The Associated Press on Wednesday was footage produced by the journalists that included voices critical of the government and showed the turmoil in Egypt after the overthrow of Islamist President Mohammed Morsi last summer, as well as inter...

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