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  • Tuesday ,24 June 2014
العربية

238 "Brotherhood supporters" sentenced from 1 yr up to life

By-Aswatmasrtyia

Copts and Poliltical Islam

00:06

Tuesday ,24 June 2014

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An Egyptian court convicted on Monday 238 alleged supporters of the Muslim Brotherhood for committing acts of violence in the Nile Delta governorate of Dakahlia last summer.An Egyptian court convicted on Monday 238 alleged supporters of the Muslim Brotherhood for committing acts of violence in the Nile Delta governorate of Dakahlia last summer.

The defendants were given sentences ranging from one year to life imprisonment on charges of killing two people, committing acts of vandalism, cutting the road and assaulting public properties in clashes that followed the ouster of Islamist President Mohamed Mursi in July 2013.  
 
A wave of violence broke out in Egypt following the military's ouster of Mursi, killing about 1500 people, including his supporters and security personnel.