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Egypt court jails ousted president Morsi for 20 years

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Former Egyptian President Mohamed Morsi gestures after his trial behind bars at a court in the outskirts of Cairo, on Tuesday. Photo – Reuters
Morsi was convicted of ordering the arrest and torture of demonstrators involved in clashes in 2012 when he was president, in a verdict Amnesty International denounced as a "travesty of justice"

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