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Why Executions in Egypt are Skyrocketing and Why They Should End

Expand Demonstrators chant slogans during a protest against the execution in Egypt of nine suspected Muslim Brotherhood members convicted of involvement in the 2015 assassination of the country's top prosecutor, in front of Egypt's consulate in Istanbul, Saturday, March 2, 2019.  © 2019 AP Photo/Lefteris Pitarakis Egypt has been moving fast to execute detainees, with President Abdel Fattah el-Sisi himself apparently backing this terrible spike in death sentences in 2019. Recently Sisi lectured his critics, including European leaders, at the Arab-EU summit in Sharm el-Sheikh, suggesting that…

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