Egypt court sentences Alaa Abdel Fatah to five years in jail
The court erupted into chants of "Down, down with military rule!" after the verdict was read out
An Egyptian court sentenced prominent activist Alaa Abdel Fattah to five years in jail on Monday for violating a law that seeks to curtail demonstrations - legislation branded repressive by rights groups.
The court erupted into chants of "Down, down with military rule!" after the verdict was read out.
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