Egypt's deposed Islamist president Mohamed Morsi (L) and former presidential chief of staff Rafaa al-Tahtawi sit inside the defendants' cage during their trial at the police academy in Cairo on December 7, 2014. AFP PHOTO / AHMED RAMADAN
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Egypt's prosecutor general Monday referred to trial 71 students of the prestigious Al-Azhar University on charges of joining the outlawed Muslim Brotherhood and holding illegal protests, a judicial official said.The authorities have enforced new regulations to limit student protests on campuses calling for Morsi's reinstatement, many of which degenerate into clashes with security forces.At least 14 students were killed on campuses in the last academic year in clashes with security forces, while one student has been killed since October.
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