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  4/27/2014, Nissan 27, 5774

Morsi Supporters Receive Sentences of 5 to 88 Years

A court in Egypt on Saturday sentenced 11 supporters of ousted Islamist President Mohammed Morsi to prison terms ranging from five to 88 years for rioting, the BBC reported.

The defendants were arrested during a wave of protests that followed the ousting of Morsi last year.