[JURIST] The Court of Cassation [official website] in Egypt today sentenced 19 supporters of the formerly ousted president Mohammed Morsi [BBC backgrounder] to five years in prison for rioting last year outside the Al-Azhar Islamic institution [official website]. It has been reported [Daily News Egypt] that the supporters were accused of assaulting civil servants, damaging public property, blocking roads and displaying unwarranted aggression to the public outside the Islamic institution. One other supporter who was also involved in the incident...

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