10:48 am - Tuesday May 23, 2017

The court overturned a death sentence against Mursi

_82452397_8a2dd6f9-2c28-4027-8e07-b285a4e0b354Mohamed Mursi was the 1st elected president of Egypt. He was democratically elected after the 2011 revolution and also overthrown in mid-2013 by Abdel Fattah al-Sisi subsequent accumulation protests against his rule, and was instantly arrested.The court last week overturned a death sentence against Mursi

In a single day of 2013 Security forces of Egypt killed hundreds of Mursi followers in one of the bloodiest incidents in the country’s modern history. In nowadays thousands of Muslim Brotherhood supporters have since been detained and hundreds have awarded death sentences or lengthy penitentiary terms in mass trials destined by human rights groups as legally flawed and politically motivated.

 in a separate case, meaning he no longer faces execution. He remains in jail on separate convictions.

Egypt’s Court overturned on Tuesday a life sentence against deposed President Mohamed Mursi of the Muslim Brotherhood and ordered a retrial in the case that revolves around accusations of spying with Palestinian group Hamas.


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