US ‘deeply concerned’ over Morsi death sentence


US President Barack Obama
The US is “deeply concerned” about an Egyptian court decision to seek the death penalty for former President Mohamed Morsi, a State Department official said on Sunday.
The US criticism followed condemnations from Amnesty International and Turkish President Tayyip Erdogan after the court ruling on Saturday.
The ruling was against the deposed president and 106 supporters of his Muslim Brotherhood in connection with a mass jail break in 2011.
However, the ruling against Morsi has not been finalised until June 2.
Report says all capital sentences are referred to Egypt’s top religious authority, the Grand Mufti, for a non-binding opinion, and …Read More

Source:: PM Newspaper