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  3/27/2014, Adar Bet 25, 5774

Egypt Announces New Trial for 919 Islamists

Egypt is continuing its crackdown on Islamists and on Wednesday its chief prosecutor ordered two trials for a total of 919 people, reports The Associated Press (AP).

The charges against the defendants include murder and indicate a push with a series of mass tribunals of supporters of ousted President Mohammed Morsi.