Sondos Asem

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Egyptian Judge Shaaban el-Shami, center, sentences ousted Egyptian President Mohammed Morsi to death. (Ravy Shaker/Associated Press)

I received with total disbelief the news that on May 16 an Egyptian court had sentenced me to death — along with former president Mohamed Morsi, a number of his aides and several respected public figures, including renowned scholar Emad Shahin. The charges in my case, like Morsi’s, are false and entirely political. The world knows by now the nature of the Egyptian regime’s kangaroo trials of political opponents, which international human rights organizations describe as a “charade” lacking due process and violating Egyptian and international law.

On Jan. 25, 2011, like millions of other young Egyptians, I participated in demonstrations against then-President Hosni Mubarak’s authoritarian regime, which entrenched corruption and injustice in Egypt for more than three decades.…  Seguir leyendo »