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The Brotherhood, it was said by some, would seize the opportunity to renew its attacks on the regime of President Sisi.
Erdogan has vowed to seek the Egyptian government's "trial" in international courts over Morsi's death, calling on the Organization of Islamic Cooperation to act.
Human Rights Watch report issued year after Sisi took presidency, says his tenure had seen increased abuses, escalation in violence by armed groups and the gov't.
The event, which took place in the village of Kafr Kana, featured speeches by Islamic Movement leader Sheikh Raed Salah and his deputy, Kamal Khatib.
By YASSER OKBI/ MAARIV HASHAVUA
Human rights groups had tried to appeal for a stay of execution, saying two of the defendants had been in custody at the time of the attack.
By JPOST.COM STAFF
Former Egyptian president Mohamed Morsi's death sentence could add fuel to an already raging Islamist insurgency.
By ARIEL BEN SOLOMON
A US official called the court's decision "inconsistent with with Egypt's international obligations."
Sentence will be referred to Egypt's top religious authority, the Grand Mufti, for any opinion before execution can take place.
Group reportedly planned to shoot down helicopter carrying Morsi to trial or poison his food in prison.
Morsi, who was held on charges of inciting the murders of Egyptian protesters, faced a possible death sentence.
By JPOST.COM STAFF,REUTERS
The court will decide on Tuesday if Morsi is guilty of inciting the killing of protesters during demonstrations in 2012. The charge could lead to the death penalty but an execution could turn Morsi into a martyr and embolden Islamists.
A look into what Egypt is doing to stop the swarm of terror attacks in the country.
By NEVILLE TELLER
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