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Egyptian Blogger Sentenced Amid Opposition Crackdown

npr.org — An Egyptian blogger who was an emblem of the democracy movement was sentenced Monday to five years in prison as the government cracks down on opposition. Copyright © 2015 NPR. For personal, noncommercial use only. See Terms of Use. For other uses, prior permission required. Copyright © 2015 NPR.

Egyptian Blogger Sentenced Amid Opposition Crackdown

wnyc.org — An Egyptian blogger who was an emblem of the democracy movement was sentenced Monday to five years in prison as the government cracks down on opposition.

Egyptian Court Orders Prominent Activist Jailed For 5 Years

kcur.org — A Cairo criminal court has sentenced prominent Egyptian blogger, Alaa Abdel Fattah, to five years in jail for violating a controversial law that bans unlicensed protests. Another activist, Ahmed Abdul Rahman, was also sentenced to five years on Monday. Eighteen other people were given three years, and several tried in absentia got 15 years.

Egyptian Court Orders Prominent Activist Jailed For 5 Years

wvpublic.org — A Cairo criminal court has sentenced prominent Egyptian blogger, Alaa Abdel Fattah, to five years in jail for violating a controversial law that bans unlicensed protests. Another activist, Ahmed Abdul Rahman, was also sentenced to five years on Monday. Eighteen other people were given three years, and several tried in absentia got 15 years.

Egyptian Court Orders Prominent Activist Jailed For 5 Years

wabe.org — A Cairo criminal court has sentenced prominent Egyptian blogger, Alaa Abdel Fattah, to five years in jail for violating a controversial law that bans unlicensed protests. Another activist, Ahmed Abdul Rahman, was also sentenced to five years on Monday. Eighteen other people were given three years, and several tried in absentia got 15 years.

Egyptian Court Orders Prominent Activist Jailed For 5 Years

wlrn.org — A Cairo criminal court has sentenced prominent Egyptian blogger, Alaa Abdel Fattah, to five years in jail for violating a controversial law that bans unlicensed protests. Another activist, Ahmed Abdul Rahman, was also sentenced to five years on Monday. Eighteen other people were given three years, and several tried in absentia got 15 years.

Egyptian Court Orders Prominent Activist Jailed For 5 Years

npr.org — A Cairo criminal court has sentenced prominent Egyptian blogger, Alaa Abdel Fattah, to five years in jail for violating a controversial law that bans unlicensed protests. Another activist, Ahmed Abdul Rahman, was also sentenced to five years on Monday. Eighteen other people were given three years, and several tried in absentia got 15 years.

Egyptian Court Orders Prominent Activist Jailed For 5 Years

wnyc.org — A Cairo criminal court has sentenced prominent Egyptian blogger, Alaa Abdel Fattah, to five years in jail for violating a controversial law that bans unlicensed protests. Another activist, Ahmed Abdul Rahman, was also sentenced to five years on Monday. Eighteen other people were given three years, and several tried in absentia got 15 years.

Egyptian Court Orders Prominent Activist Jailed For 5 Years

kuow.org — A Cairo criminal court has sentenced prominent Egyptian blogger, Alaa Abdel Fattah, to five years in jail for violating a controversial law that bans unlicensed protests. Another activist, Ahmed Abdul Rahman, was also sentenced to five years on Monday. Eighteen other people were given three years, and several tried in absentia got 15 years.

How ISIS Has Expanded Beyond Its Syrian Stronghold

npr.org — The self-proclaimed Islamic State, or ISIS, first became a powerhouse in Syria, but it has rapidly spread throughout the broader region. The most recent example came in a video that surfaced Sunday in Libya, purportedly showing 21 men, mostly Egyptian Coptic Christians, being decapitated on a beach.
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Feb 23, 2015

Via @nprnews: Egyptian Blogger Sentenced Amid Opposition Crackdown n.pr/1w3VaQ9

Feb 23, 2015

"Death no longer gets a reaction. Why should a prison sentence?" lrb.co.uk/blog/2015/02/2… via @LRB

Feb 23, 2015

RT @yasminelrifae: Ahmed abdelrahman sentenced to 5 years for trying to save women he saw being beaten on the street by men in civilian clothes. #ShuraTrial

Feb 23, 2015

After verdict in shura council case courtroom bursts into chants of down with the military regime. Family members of 25 defendants weep.

Feb 23, 2015

After sentencing in shura council case courtroom bursts into chants of down with the military regime. Family members weep.

Feb 21, 2015

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RT @Eljarh: In #Libya there might be 2 competing Govs - 1 says there is terrorism problem in #Libya & big 1 - The other one says no terrori…

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