29 sentenced to jail over 2013 anti-Morsi protests

The Cairo Criminal Court on Monday sentenced in absentia 22 people to ten years and seven others to five years over violence in protests against former president Mohamed Morsi in February 2013.
The court fined all defendants LE20,000 and ordered them for a five-year security surveillance upon release.
They were found guilty of rioting and sabotage during protests outside Qasr al-Qubba, one of Egypt’s presidential palaces.
Edited translation from Al-Masry Al-Youm

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