Amnesty Calls for Retrial of Hizbullah Case in Egypt

(AFP) Amnesty International on Thursday called for a retrial of 26 defendants convicted in Cairo of working for Lebanon's Hizbullah to launch attacks in Egypt, criticizing the use of an emergency court. "Their conviction was based on 'confessions' which the defendants say were obtained under torture," Amnesty said.

2010-04-30 08:50:15

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