London, Feb. 3 ANI | 11 months ago

An Egyptian court has acquitted more than 60 supporters of ousted President Mohammed Morsi.

The 60 supporters were arrested during a violent protest last year, accused of attempted murder and rioting following deadly clashes in Cairo.

According to the BBC, the men, most of whom have links to the banned Muslim Brotherhood, were demonstrating against Morsi's removal from power by the military in July 2013.

The judge also cleared a cameraman Mohamed Badr working for the broadcaster Al-Jazeera and 60 other people went on trial in December.

Al-Jazeera rejected the allegation that Badr was a protester, and said he was just covering the event.

(Posted on 03-02-2014)

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