Egyptian court sentences 529 people to death
The mass sentencing underscored the severity of an ongoing campaign by Egypt's military-backed leaders to silence opposition, eight months after a military coup ousted Morsi, the country's first democratically elected leader. It was unclear what ...
Egyptian court sentences 529 supporters of former president to death
Egypt court sentences 528 Morsi supporters to death
Egypt Sentences 529 to Death Over Police Attack
Egypt unveils two massive restored pharaoh statues
(CNN) -- Archeologists in the historic city of Luxor, Egypt have unveiled two massive ancient statues of Pharaoh Amenhotep III to the public. The newly restored quartzite statues, one of which is more than 11 meters high and weighs 250 tonnes, can be ...
Two more colossal pharaoh statues unveiled in Egypt
Ancient Egypt: Two More Colossal Pharaoh Amenhotep III Statues Raised in Luxor
Egypt unveils two massive restored giant pharaoh statues
Trial of Al Jazeera staff adjourned in Egypt
CNN correspondent Ian Lee, reporting from outside the court in the Egyptian capital, said the families of the jailed journalists were calling on authorities to expedite the trial and to allow the detainees longer time with their lawyers than the ...
Egypt's Miscarriage of Justice
Australian Al Jazeera journalist Peter Greste denied bail in Egypt, says ...
Egypt Al-Jazeera Trial Resumes March 31
Egyptian court sentences 529 Brotherhood members to death
Family members stood outside the courthouse screaming after the verdict, which defense lawyers called the biggest mass death sentence handed out in Egypt's modern history. Turmoil has deepened since the army overthrew Egypt's first freely elected ...
Egypt Court Sentences 529 Morsi Supporters To Death
CAIRO, March 24 (Reuters) - An Egyptian court sentenced 529 members of the outlawed Muslim Brotherhood to death on Monday on charges including murder, a defence lawyer said, in a sharp escalation of a crackdown on the movement. Most were ...
Egypt: More than 500 sentenced to death in 'grotesque' ruling
Imposing death sentences of this magnitude in a single case makes Egypt surpass most other countries' use of capital punishment in a year. This is the largest single batch of simultaneous death sentences we've seen in recent years, not just in Egypt ...
Egypt sentences 529 Muslim Brotherhood members to death
Sydney Morning Herald
Prompting immediate condemnation from international human rights groups, the court in the city of Minya, about 250 kilometres south of Cairo, issued the biggest capital punishment verdict in Egypt's history without hearing a single argument from ...
Egypt sentences to death 529 supporters of Mohamed Morsi
A judge in southern Egypt has taken just two court sessions to sentence to death 529 supporters of Mohamed Morsi for the murder of a single police officer. Sixteen people were acquitted after lawyers said they had not been allowed to present a proper ...
Hundreds of Egyptians Sentenced to Death in Killing of a Police Officer
New York Times
Legal experts called the case the largest mass trial or conviction in the history of modern Egypt. It also was a surprising acceleration of the nine-month-old crackdown on Mr. Morsi's Islamist supporters and liberal dissenters that followed his removal ...
Egyptian court sentences 529 to death in killing of police officer
Los Angeles Times
CAIRO — In the first case of its kind under Egypt's military-backed government, a criminal court on Monday simultaneously sentenced 529 supporters of ousted Islamist President Mohamed Morsi to death, the state news agency reported. However, the ...