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Egyptian judge defends mass death sentences on ‚demons from hell‘ | World news | theguardian.com

Egypt sentences to death 683, including Muslim Brotherhood leader

Relatives of some of the accused outside the court where the death sentences were passed. Photograph: Khaled Elfiqi/EPA

The judge who sentenced to death more than 720 alleged rioters on a single day in Egypt in April has justified his decision on the grounds that some of the accused were „demons“ adherent to Jewish scripture. […]


According to several local newspapers, Youssef then described the men as „enemies of the nation“ who used mosques to promote „the commandments of their holy book, the Talmud„.