Egyptian Court Sentences 63 Muslim Brotherhood Supporters to Three Years Each in Jail on Riot Related Convictions

Post-coup Egypt


An Egyptian court sentenced 63 Muslim Brotherhood supporters to three years in jail each on Thursday on charges including rioting, thuggery and weapons possession, a judicial source said.

It was the biggest number of Brotherhood supporters sentenced in one case since the army-backed authorities began cracking down on the movement after former President Mohamed Mursi was deposed in July.