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Egypt: 12 Life Sentences for Christians, 8 Muslims Acquitted

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Israel National News – Egypt has confirmed Christians’ fear of Islamic rule and has sentenced 12 to life in jail for their part in warding off Muslim mobs last year. The court acquitted eight Muslims.

The Christians were found guilty and sentenced for killing two Muslims and for causing a disturbance in the April 2011 riots south of Cairo when a Muslim bus driver, angered by aspeed bump in a Christian neighborhood, began to fight with security guards.

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