Egyptian police jailed for protester death
"Alexandria Criminal Court has sentenced two policemen from the Sidi Gaber police station to seven years in jail with hard labour in the case of Khaled Said's death," the official MENA news agency reported overnight.
In June 2010, policemen Mahmud Salah Mahmud and Awad Ismail Suleiman dragged Mr Said out 2013 Ralph Lauren Polo Shirts of an internet cafe and severely beat him on a busy street in Alexandria.
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A government report initially said Mr Said had died after choking on Ralph Lauren Outet Online drugs, but in September a panel said that was not the case.
Although pictures of Mr Said's corpse showed a crushed face missing the lower lip, the government's chief coroner at the time said he died after ingesting a bag of marijuana.
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We Polo Ralph Lauren Outlet are all Khaled Said activists said the case had cleared Mr Said's name once and for all, but that the sentence was too lenient.
"The ruling today is a message to all those who said Khaled died because of drugs," the group said in a Facebook post.
"But as to the sentence of seven years, the case is not over. Justice must be done for Khaled and for all Egyptians like him who were being Ralph Lauren Online Sale killed, tortured, humiliated and robbed with no accountability," it said.
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The local prosecutor had closed the investigation and ordered Cheap Polo Ralph Lauren Mr Said's burial, but Ralph Lauren Big Pony Polos escalating public protests prompted a new investigation into the case and its referral to a court.
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Last month, human rights group Amnesty International said detainees were "still being subjected to torture and other ill-treatment" after a video circulating online showed officers assaulting two detainees.