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Egypt: Death Penalty: Wagiha Sayyid Ali

, Index number: MDE 12/026/1999

Wagiha Sayyid Ali was sentenced to death by the Luxor Criminal Court on 14 June 1999. Her death sentence has now been passed for approval to the Mufti, the highest religious authority in Egypt, and will then be passed on to the President for ratification. If her sentence is upheld she faces imminent execution.

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