Egyptian court sentences 529 Brotherhood members to death

Most of the 529 Muslim Brotherhood activists sentenced to death by an Egyptian court Monday were detained in clashes with the police in the southern province of Minya when Brotherhood protest camps were dispersed in Cairo in mid-August. Since their president Mohamed Morsi was ousted, Islamists have carried out attacks on the Egyptian police and the army, killing hundreds of officials and civilians. The condemned men have the right to appeal their sentences.

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