Ousted Egyptian president Morsi sentenced to 20 years in jail

An Egyptian court Tuesday sentenced former president Mohammed Morsi to 20 years in prison over the killing of protesters in 2012 when he was still in power. This was the first of a series of trials that still await him. Twenty-two fellow Muslim Brotherhood activists were sentenced Monday to death for attacking a police station in Cairo. Under President Abdel Fatteh El-Sisi, the Brotherhood has been outlawed and a crackdown against its members is ongoing.

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