Sabbagh holds a poster during a protest in Cairo. She was killed earlier this year during a peaceful demonstration. (AP Photo/Mohammed El-Raaei, File)
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An Egyptian criminal court Monday sentenced a policeman to 10 years in prison for killing activist Shaimaa Sabbagh during a march marking the fourth anniversary of a 2011 uprising.Another court had initially sentenced Hatem to 15 years in June 2015, but the ruling was overturned by the Court of Cassation which ordered a retrial of the case in February 2016 .Hatem may appeal against Monday's verdict to the Court of Cassation, Egypt's top court, which could either uphold it or order a retrial for the second and final time.
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