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Egypt jails 75 people for "inciting violence"

Wednesday 09-08-2017 - 09:36 PM
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Cairo - An Egyptian court sentenced 75 people on Wednesday to prison terms ranging between three to five years for links to "banned terrorist groups" and instigating violence.

Three people were sentenced to three years behind bars, while 72 others received five-year prison terms in absentia, local reports quoted judicial sources as saying.

The suspects were accused of inciting violence, unlawful protest and undermining security.

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