The latest round of death sentences in Egypt – 683, all at once, in one short trial session and one, 15-minute sentencing hearing – is only the tip of the iceberg.
(New York) – The criminal court in Minya, Egypt sentenced 529 people to death, possibly the largest mass death sentence in recent years anywhere, in a trial lacking basic due process protections.
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