Egypt jails symbols of 2011 uprising (47)

Swissinfo 2013.12.22 15:03
December 22, 2013 - 13:24 CAIRO (Reuters) - Three leading Egyptian activists were sentenced to three years in prison each on Sunday in a case brought over their role in recent protests, escalating a crackdown on dissent by the army-backed government. Ahmed Maher, Ahmed Douma and Mohamed Adel are symbols of the protest movement that ignited the historic 2011 uprising against President Hosni Mubarak.
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