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Egyptian Human Rights Activist Gets 15-Month Prison Term

An Egyptian appeals court Sunday sentenced well-known lawyer and human rights activist Mahinour el-Masry and two others to 15 months in prison on charges of attacking a police station. El-Masry shouted "Down with the military" when the verdict was read in Alexandria. She and her co-defendants originally were given two-year jail terms. They appealed and lost, but were given reduced sentences. El-Masry went to an Alexandria police station in 2013 to check on a fellow lawyer who...

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