Fmr Egyptian President officially sentenced to death

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Former Egyptian President Mohamed Morsi has been sentenced to death for charges of breaking out of prison in 2011. Morsi was also sentenced to life in prison in an espionage case. He was accused of leaking national defense secrets to foreign organizations. CCTV America’s Adel EL Mahrouky filed this report from Cairo.

Fmr Egyptian President officially sentenced to death

Former Egyptian President Mohamed Morsi has been sentenced to death for charges of breaking out of prison in 2011. Morsi was also sentenced to life in prison in an espionage case. He was accused of leaking national defense secrets to foreign organizations.CCTV America's Adel EL Mahrouky filed this report from Cairo.

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  • The former president has been defiant to the court since the beginning of all his trials.
  • Almost all of the Muslim brotherhood leaders have now received at least one death sentence.

Cole Bockenfeld on the Morsi verdict
For more on Morsi’s death sentence, CCTV’s Asieh Namdar spoke to Cole Bockenfeld. He’s the Advocacy Director at the Project on Middle East Democracy, a think tank that focuses on Middle East policies.

Cole Bockenfeld on the Morsi verdict

For more on Morsi's death sentence, CCTV's Asieh Namdar spoke to Cole Bockenfeld. He's the Advocacy Director at the Project on Middle East Democracy, a think tank that focuses on Middle East policies.