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Picture of the day: Egypt sees Mohamed Morsi in execution uniform
Mohamed Morsi
Jun
21

Egypt's ousted Islamist president Mohamed Morsi is seen for the first time wearing a red jumpsuit in court, after he was sentenced to death last week, 21 June, 2015 (Photo: Bassem El-Zoghby)

A Cairo court on 16 June upheld a death sentence against Egypt's ex-president Mohamed Morsi and five others, on charges of "damaging and setting fire to prison buildings", "murder", "attempted murder", "looting prison weapons depots" and "releasing prisoners" while escaping from the Wadi Natroun prison outside Cairo during the January 2011 uprising.

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