Egypt Jails Activists Known For 2011 Uprising

December 23, 2013   // 0 Comments

Reuters CAIRO, Dec 22 (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. Each o...

Continue reading