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Egypt jails 78 minors for pro-Morsi protests

Posted by Henry Peirse on November 27, 2014 at 4:40 AM

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AFP via Times Live: An Egyptian court sentenced 78 teenage boys to between two and five years in prison Wednesday for joining protests demanding the return of the ousted Islamist president, judicial sources said. The authorities have engaged in a crackdown on Mohamed Morsi's supporters since the army deposed him last year, with hundreds jailed in mass trials the United Nations has described as "unprecedented in recent history".

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