Egypt court sends 75 to death, 47 to life over 2013 protest

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CAIRO: An Egyptian court has sentenced 75 people to death, including top leaders of the outlawed Muslim Brotherhood, for their involvement in a 2013 sit-in protest.In a case involving 739 defendants facing charges ranging from murder to damaging property, the court on Saturday also sentenced to life in prison the head of the Brotherhood, Mohammed Badie, and 46 others.Mahmoud Abu Zaid, a photo journalist known as “Shawkan,” received five years imprisonment.