[JURIST] An Egyptian court on Sunday sentenced three human rights activists to three years in prison and fined each of them $7,000 USD for violating the country's controversial new anti-protest law. Ahmed Maher, Ahmed Douma and Mohammed Adel were convicted [BBC report] of participating in an illegal protest and allegedly assaulting policemen during the 2011 Egyptian Revolution [JURIST backgrounder]. The three men were among a group that protested in late November against the new law [JURIST report] that circumscribed citizens'...

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