Middle East

Mass Egypt death penalties violate international law: U.N.

This image made from video shows relatives reacting after an Egyptian court on Monday sentenced to death 529 supporters of ousted Islamist President Mohammed Morsi in connection to an attack on a police station that killed a senior police officer in Minya, Egypt, Monday, March 24, 2014. The convictions came after after two sessions in a mass trial that raised an outcry from rights activists and threatened to spark a violent backlash.(AP Photo via AP video)





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