Egypt seeks death penalty for Muslim Brotherhood leader
An Egyptian court has condemned Muslim Brotherhood spiritual leader Mohammed Badie and 13 other people to death for planning attacks on police and army institutions that were “aimed at sowing chaos.”
The group was accused of creating an “operations room” to organize strikes against the state after the army ousted former President Mohammed Morsi in July 2013.
Mahmud Ghazlan, a former spokesman for the Muslim Brotherhood, as well as former provincial governors and other senior members of the organization were among those convicted, according to the Egyptian MENA news agency.
Muslim Brotherhood Supreme Guide Mohammed Badie and other top officials were found guilty of “plotting attacks aimed at sowing chaos,” the agency said.
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