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Egypt: As judges recuse themselves in Morsi protest trial, fears of mass death sentences persist

Headline Title:  Egypt: Fears of mass death sentences persist in Morsi protest trial 12 August 2014 As news breaks that three judges have recused themselves from a mass court case in Egypt, Amnesty International remains concerned that show trials followed by mass death sentences are becoming a grim trade mark of Egyptian justice. Three judges who made up a Court Panel which was due to hear the case against 494 people today, have recused themselves on account of objections raised by the defendants' lawyers. The Cairo Appeal Court will schedule another criminal court panel at a…

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