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Egypt: Further information: Trial of witnesses to killing continues

, Index number: MDE 12/1712/2015

Women’s rights defender Azza Soliman and 16 other people who witnessed the killing of Egyptian activist Shaimaa Al-Sabbagh in a peaceful march forcibly dispersed by security forces are due in court for their second hearing on 23 May. They are charged with illegal protest and could face up to five years in jail.

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