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Egypt: Death penalty

, Index number: MDE 12/041/1999

Meriem Fakri Faltas and Wa'il Daoud As'ad, were sentenced to death on 22 November 1999. Their death sentences have now been passed to the Mufti, the highest religious authority in Egypt, for approval before going to the president for ratification. If their sentences are upheld they may face imminent execution.

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