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Egypt overturns death sentence for ex-President Mohammed Morsi

Ayyubid Wall Al-Azhar Park in Cairo, Egypt

Ayyubid Wall Al-Azhar Park in Cairo, Egypt. Photo: Błażej Pindor.

PanARMENIAN.Net – Egypt has overturned the death penalty for an Islamist president who played a key role in a mass prison break-out, The Sun reports.

Mohammed Morsi was condemned to death for his part in the 2011 revolution and ousted from his role.

The former leader of the now banned Muslim Brotherhood movement rose to presidency following the revolution, but was removed a year later by the military after street protests against his rule.

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