[JURIST] An Egyptian criminal court on Monday upheld death sentences for 14 Islamists convicted of murdering several people in Sinai Peninsula attacks last year. In particular, the Ismailia court ordered the convicts, all members of the monotheist and militant group Tawheed wal Jihad [advocacy website], to be hanged [Reuters report] for killing [JURIST report] three police officers, one army officer, and one civilian during June and July attacks on a police station and a bank in Arish, Egypt. Eight of...

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