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In Egypt sentenced to death 20 supporters of the «Muslim brotherhood»

An Egyptian court sentenced supporters of the movement «Muslim brotherhood», who were accused of that after the overthrow of President-Islamist Mohammed Mursi in the summer of 2013 organized the riots, resulting in the death of police officers.

20 defendants in the case were sentenced to death. Another 80 people, according to the verdict, will serve a life sentence. In reality, this means 25 years in prison.

Recall that in may 2017 was sentenced to the Supreme leader of the Egyptian «Muslim brotherhood» Mohammed Badi. As two of his close aides, he will spend behind bars 20 years.

Badi was the Central defendant in the so-called «Rabaa», named after the square where, in 2013, were mass demonstrations by Islamists in support of Morsi. Demonstrations were brutally suppressed.

June 14, U.S. Secretary of state Rex Tillerson spoke out against against the recognition of «Muslim Brothers» terrorist group. Recall that the support of Qatar was one of the reasons the Qatari crisis.

«This movement has 5,000,000 people. In many States its representatives are in government, speaking out against violence and terrorism. To declare the «Muslim brotherhood» terrorists is problematic,» said Tillerson, adding that some of the movement, such groups are recognized.

In Egypt sentenced to death 20 supporters of the «Muslim brotherhood» 02.07.2017

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