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Egypt sentences former Presidential Candidate to jail

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An Egyptian Court has sentenced former Presidential Candidate, Abdel Fotouh and several prominent figures to jail terms for plotting to overthrow the State.

Fotouh, was sentenced to 15 years in prison subject to appeal, the Court ruling.

The Deputy Head of his Strong Egypt Party, Mohamed al-Qassas, received a 10-year sentence.

Rights groups have repeatedly criticized such mass sentencing in Egypt and called on authorities to ensure fair trials.

Written by: Helen Obih

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