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Egyptian judge surpasses own brutal record, sentences 683 to death in mass trial

Egyptian judge surpasses own brutal record, sentences 683 to death in mass trial

Apr 29, Even by Egypt’s brutal standards, the death sentences handed down to 683 people are shockingly grotesque. The notorious judge Saeed Youssef of al-Minya’s Seventh District, surpassed even his own brutal record by the massive number of death sentences he handed down simultaneously. Death sentenced to 683 alleged supporters of the country’s ousted Islamist […]

April 28, 2014 | By | Reply More
Christians mourn Cairo shooting at church that killed 4

Christians mourn Cairo shooting at church that killed 4

Oct 22, CAIRO — The elderly, silver-haired Christian could hardly speak Monday, sitting stunned in a church where the evening before, suspected Islamic militants on a motorcycle sprayed his family’s wedding party with automatic weapons fire, killing his son, his wife’s sister and two granddaughters aged 8 and 12. “It’s God’s will. They are always […]

October 22, 2013 | By | Reply More
Clashes flare at pro-Mursi marches, two dead

Clashes flare at pro-Mursi marches, two dead

Sep 07, – Two people were killed in skirmishes as supporters of deposed president Mohammed Mursi thronged Egypt’s cities and towns on Friday for the third time in eight days, trying to rattle an army-backed government bent on crushing his Muslim Brotherhood. But the authorities, who have killed hundreds of Mursi supporters and arrested most […]

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