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Lawyer: Leading Anti-Mubarak Activist Gets 15-Year Sentence

An Egyptian court sentenced leading activist Alaa Abdel Fattah to 15 years in jail on Wednesday for violating a protest law and on other charges, his lawyer said.   Abdel Fattah was a symbol of the 2011 uprising against President Hosni Mubarak. Twenty four other people were also sentenced to 15 years in jail on similar charges.   The ruling came three days after former army chief Abdel Fattah al-Sissi was inaugurated as president, nearly a year after he toppled the...

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