529 Muslim Brotherhood Members Sentenced To Death
Today, an Egyptian court issued a verdict sentencing 529 members of the Muslim Brotherhood to death. It is the largest mass death penalty verdict issued in the country’s history.
Additionally, 700 more members – including the Brotherhood’s leader – were put on trial for charges that included murder.
NPR’s Cairo correspondent Leila Fadel joins Here & Now’s Jeremy Hobson to discuss the mass sentencing.
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