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Morsi appeals death sentence: Lawyer

The court-appointed legal team representing deposed Egyptian president Mohamed Morsi filed an appeal on Saturday at the country’s highest court challenging sentences of life imprisonment and death handed down in June, Morsi’s lawyer said. The Cairo criminal court sentenced Morsi to death over a mass jail break during the 2011[…]

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Egypt postpones Morsi trial over ‘leak’

A criminal court in the Egyptian capital Cairo has postponed until June 25 a trial in which Mohamed Morsi, the deposed president, and 10 others are charged with leaking classified documents to Qatar. Morsi appeared in Sunday’s session for the first time wearing the red uniform reserved for prisoners to[…]

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Egypt faces condemnation over Morsi sentence

Egypt is facing international criticism after it upheld the death sentence against deposed President Mohamed Morsi, with the US, its military ally, calling it “deeply troubling” and “politically motivated”. The UN chief also expressed concern, and Turkish President Recep Tayyip Erdogan described the verdicts against Morsi and leaders of the[…]

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Egyptian court upholds Morsi death sentence

An Egyptian court has upheld a death sentence against the ousted president Mohamed Morsi in a trial stemming from his escape from prison during the 2011 uprising that forced Hosni Mubarak from power. Tuesday’s ruling reaffirms an initial decision in the case in May, in which Morsi and more than[…]

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Protests worldwide against Morsi death sentence

Solidarity demonstrations were held in various international cities over the weekend, after an Egyptian court sentenced to death former president Mohammed Morsi and scores of others. Hundreds of people were gathered in Paris on Saturday, waving Egyptian and Tunisian flags at Place de la Republique (Republic Square). The protesters chanted[…]

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Morsi death sentence a “lesson”: analyst

A South African political analyst is not convinced that former Eqyptian President, Mohammed Morsi will be executed, saying it would be in the best interest of Abdel Fatah al-Sisi to be seen as compassionate and to pardon the Muslim Brotherhood leader. Morsi was sentenced to death on Saturday over a[…]

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Egypt sentences Mohamed Morsi to death

An Egypt court has sentenced former President Mohamed Morsi to death for a mass prison break in 2011. The court ruled on Saturday that the sentencing of Morsi and 105 others will be referred to the Grand Mufti, the highest religious authority in Egypt, for confirmation. Many of those sentenced[…]

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Morsi faces possible death penalty

Egypt’s ex-president Mohamed Morsi faces being sentenced to death Tuesday on charges of inciting the killing of protesters in the first verdict against him nearly two years after his fall from power. He also faces the death penalty in two other trials, including one in which he is accused of[…]

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