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Monday, September 15, 2014, 4:52 a.m.

Egyptian activist convicted of protest role gets 15 years

An Egyptian court on Wednesday convicted a prominent activist from the 2011 uprising of organizing an unauthorized protest and assaulting a policeman, sentencing him to 15 years in prison, in the latest blow to liberal activists at a time of rapidly eroding freedoms.

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Photographs by Heba Elkholy / AP/ El Shorouk Newspaper

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