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Via Yahoo: http://news.yahoo.com/egyptian-court-sentences-529-muslim-brotherhood-members-death-081004321.html

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CAIRO (Reuters) - An Egyptian court sentenced 529 members of the outlawed Muslim Brotherhood to death on Monday on charges including murder, a defense lawyer said, in a sharp escalation of a crackdown on the movement.

Most were arrested during clashes which erupted in the southern province of Minya after the forced dispersal of two Muslim Brotherhood protest camps in Cairo on August 14.

Political turmoil has deepened in Egypt since the army overthrew President Mohamed Mursi of the Muslim Brotherhood last July. Security forces have killed hundreds of Brotherhood members in the street, and arrested thousands of others.

"The court has decided to sentence to death 529 defendants, and 16 were acquitted," lawyer Ahmed al-Sharif told Reuters. The ruling can be appealed.

The charges against the group, on trial in Minya since Saturday, include violence, inciting murder, storming a police station, attacking persons and damaging public and private property.

Only 123 of the defendants were present. The rest were either released, out on bail or on the run.

More at link. The bolded bit gave me a small chuckle.
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Maybe Obama will grant them "refugee" status and bring them to the states - if he can convince the Egyptians to do so. :3:
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Bravo...
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Egypt court sentences 529 Morsi supporters to death
« Reply #3 on: March 24, 2014, 06:38:49 PM »

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Re: Egypt court sentences 529 Morsi supporters to death
« Reply #4 on: March 24, 2014, 06:51:45 PM »
That will take care of the last Obama supporters left in Egypt.
 
Obama seems obsessed with gays Uganda, I wonder if he is going to involve himself in this. Seems to me he would at least try to save some of his Muslim Brotherhood pals. If nothing else, I'm sure he would have no problem granting them all asylum and giving them all government jobs.
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