183 persons have been sentenced to death by an Egyptian Court. Amongst those sentenced to death included the leader of the Muslim Brotherhood Mohamed Badie. Mohamed Badie also faces a death sentence in a second separate case.
The sentencing comes after the court had referred the cases to the nations highest relies authority, the nations mufti. This was the first step in imposing the death sentence.
The court session lasted about 15 minutes. Since the military in Egypt hundreds of Muslim brotherhood supporters have been sentenced to death.