Egypt court sentences influential cleric Qaradawi to death in absentia

By REUTERS
June 16, 2015 13:59

 
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An Egyptian court sentenced influential senior Muslim cleric Sheik Youssef al-Qaradawi to death in absentia on Tuesday, in a case relating to a mass jail break in 2011.

Former Islamist president Mohamed Mursi was also sentenced to death in that case, along with more than 80 others sentenced in absentia.

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