Egypt Judge Sentences 683 Muslim Brotherhood Supporters to Death, Including Leader

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Egyptian women mourn after a judge sentenced to death 683 alleged supporters of the country’s ousted Islamist president over acts of violence and the murder of policemen in the latest mass trial in the southern city of Minya, Egypt, Monday, April 28, 2014. Under the law, Monday’s verdicts in Minya have to be referred to Egypt’s Grand Mufti, the top Islamic official, said one of the attorneys, Ahmed Hefni. (AP Photo/Roger Anis, El Shorouk Newspaper)

An Egyptian judge has recommended the death sentence for 683 Muslim Brotherhood supporters. Those condemned in the sentence include the group’s leader, Mohammed Badie. The defendants weren’t in court, no witnesses were called, and the defense didn’t make a case.
CCTV’s Adel EL-Mahoruky reports from Cairo.

Egypt Judge Sentences 683 Muslim Brotherhood Supporters to Death

Egypt Judge Sentences 683 Muslim Brotherhood Supporters to Death

An Egyptian judge has recommended the death sentence for 683 Muslim Brotherhood supporters. Those condemned in the sentence include the group's leader, Mohammed Badie. The defendants weren't in court, no witnesses were called and the defence didn't make a case. CCTV's Adel EL-Mahoruky reports from Cairo.
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