The assertion didn’t elaborate how the convicts tried to flee.
The 4 have been sentenced to demise in separate terror-related instances. Three of the convicted have been tried and convicted in 2014 for the killing and tried killing of a number of members of the Egyptian safety forces. They have been amongst over 20 defendants charged with finishing up militant assaults following the navy’s 2013 overthrow of a freely elected however divisive Islamist president, Mohammed Morsi of the Muslim Brotherhood.
The fourth man, allegedly a supporter of the Islamic State group, was convicted of stabbing to demise a Coptic Christian physician at his Cairo clinic in 2017. The defendant was sentenced to demise in 2018.
Egypt has for years been struggling to comprise an Islamic insurgency spearheaded by an area affiliate of the Islamic State group. The insurgency nonetheless gained energy because the removing of the Muslim Brotherhood from energy in 2013.
Since then, Egyptian courts have held mass trials and sentenced a whole bunch of individuals to demise. Nonetheless, rights teams have repeatedly criticized such mass sentencings in Egypt and referred to as on authorities to make sure truthful trials.
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