EGYPT UPHOLDS DEATH PENALTY FOR 12 MUSLIM BROTHERHOOD MEMBERS AND 2 SENIOR LEADERS OF THE OUTLAWED ISLAMIST MOVEMENT.
Written by miebaka ikiriko on June 15, 2021
An Egyptian Court on Monday upheld death sentences for twelve Muslim Brotherhood members, including two Senior leaders of the outlawed Islamist movement.
The Court of Cassation also reduced sentences for thirty-one other Brotherhood members, in the trial relating to a 2013 mass killing by security forces at an Islamist sit-in to life in prison.
Those condemned to death were convicted of arming criminal gangs which attacked residents and resisted Policemen as well as possessing firearms and ammunition and bomb-making materials.