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Egypt's Sissi Approves Anti-terrorism Law Setting up Special Courts

Egyptian President Abdel Fattah al-Sissi on Sunday approved an anti-terrorism law that sets up special courts and provides protections to its enforcers in the face of a two-year-long insurgency that aims to topple his government. The law also details sentences for various terrorism crimes ranging from five years to the death penalty. It also shields those applying it, such as the military and police, from legal ramifications for the proportionate use of force "in performing their...

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