Alarm Over Mass Death Sentences in Egypt


United Nations Secretary-General Ban Ki-moon has voiced concern over death sentences passed by an Egyptian court on dozens of people accused of taking part in riots after former President Mohamed Morsi's government was ousted.

VIDEO: Egypt Prosecutor Criticizes Court Over Death Sentences: State Media

Egypt's public prosecutor has appealed against the mass death sentences issued by a provincial court, which had caused an international outcry. A ... see more »

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A revolution in chains - a protester makes his feelings clear outside the Constitutional Court in Cairo (file photo).

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