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Egypt court hands heavy prison sentences to Islamist women protesters

Egypt court hands heavy prison sentences to Islamist women protesters

Nov 28, Cairo — Nearly two dozen Islamist women and girls, some as young as 15, were handed heavy prison sentences Wednesday for protesting in a court ruling that came a day after police beat and terrorized prominent female activists in a crackdown on secular demonstrators under a tough new anti-protest law. The harshness of […]

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