Egyptian women jailed for years over protests

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Egypt’s government is defending its decision to stop anyone defying the country’s new anti-protest regulations. Protesters opposed to both Morsi and the interim army-backed government meanwhile gathered in downtown Cairo for a rally against the law. Elsewhere, 21 young women and girls were sentenced to just over 11 years in prison, for taking part in protests. Al Jazeera’s Dominic Kane has the latest from Cairo.

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