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Long sentence for Egyptian protest leader upheld

BBC World Service

The top appeals court in Egypt has upheld a 15-year jail sentence for Ahmed Douma, one of the leading figures of the uprising in 2011 that brought down President Hosni Mubarak.

Douma originally received a 25-year jail sentence on charges of clashing with security forces during a protest in 2013.

期货配资股指期货配资That sentence was subsequently reduced to 15 years.

This latest verdict from the court of cassation means that no further appeal can now be made.

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