Egypt’s former President sentenced 20-year imprisonment

(VOVworld) - The Egyptian Court of Appeal has upheld a 20 year imprisonment sentence against former President Mohamed Morsi for his role in the killing of protesters in 2012.

On May 17, Mr. Morsi and 106 supporters of the Muslim Brotherhood organizations were sentenced to death for a jailbreak during the 2011 uprising against former President Hosni Mubarak. He and 7 other figures of the Muslim Brotherhood were also sentenced to life imprisonment for the charges of attempting to do harm to Egypt's national security together with the Hamas and Hezbollah movements. On June 18, Cairo's Criminal Court sentenced Morsi to life imprisonment for leaking secrets to Qatar.

Source: VOV5