International, local organisations denounce Egypt’s mass sentencing

February 5, 2015 11:40 AM

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The European Union, Freedom House, and local rights organisations condemned Egypt’s mass sentencing of 230 defendants to life imprisonment and 39 minors to 10-years in prison on Wednesday.

The Cairo Criminal Court also fined them to a total of EGP 17m. Among those convicted was renowned activist Ahmed Douma.

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