[JURIST] An Egyptian appeals court on Friday overturned the one-year jail sentence of previous Islamist president Mohamed Morsi’s former prime minister Hisham Qandil. The decision was reported by Qandil’s lawyer to Agence France Presse (AFP) [media website] in Cairo. Qandil was initially arrested trying to flee the country after Morsi was overthrown by the military last July. It is reported [ Al Arabiya news] that Qandil’s lawyer has stated that the Egyptian appeals court decision was "a final acquittal" and…
Egypt appeals court aquits former Morsi PM
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