Egypt: President Frees Islamists

President Mohamed Morsi has freed 17 Islamists jailed for militancy during Hosni Mubarak's era. At least three had been condemned to death. Those released include members of Gamaa al-Islamiya, jailed during the group's armed insurrection against the state in the 1990s, and Islamic Jihad, the movement behind the 1981 assassination of President Anwar Sadat. (Reuters-New York Times)

2012-08-01 00:00:00

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