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UAE jails 64 Islamists for 7-15 years: TV

64 Islamists were handed down jail sentences between seven and 15 years in the United Arab Emirates

AFP , Tuesday 2 Jul 2013
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A top United Arab Emirates court on Tuesday sentenced 64 Islamists to jail terms of between seven and 15 years and acquitted 25 others, official Abu Dhabi television reported.

The Federal Supreme Court sentenced 56 of the 94 defendants to between seven and 10 years in prison, and jailed eight others tried in absentia for 15 years, the report said. Twenty-five others were acquitted.

The fate of the remaining five was not immediately clear.

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