30 April 2014

Egypt: Brotherhood's Badie Sentenced to One Year for Insulting Court

Cairo — Muslim Brotherhood top leader Mohamed Badie and 19 others were sentenced to one year in prison on Wednesday for insulting the court in the Wadi al-Natroon prison break case.

The defendants had turned their back to the judges during the hearing which the court considered as an insult.

The case, which includes ousted President Mohamed Mursi of the Brotherhood, has been adjourned to May 8.

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