Middle East

Egypt military court refers 36 defendants to Mufti for death penalty

In this Dec. 12, 2016 file photo, Coptic Christians protest as policemen stand guard after a funeral service for victims of a deadly bombing at the Virgin Mary Church, in Cairo, Egypt. A statement Tuesday, April 10, 2018, by Human Rights Watch, a leading international rights group, urged Egypt's President Abdel Fatah el-Sissi to prioritize reforms aimed at ending human rights abuses during his second, four-year term in office. The statement also called on Egypt's allies to push el-Sissi to end a





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