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Dissent in Egypt persists despite mass trials

Clip: 03/25/2014 | 5m 5s

In a crackdown on the Muslim Brotherhood, their supporters and other dissenters, an Egyptian court put 638 suspected Islamists on trial for murder or attempted murder during riots last year. A day earlier, more than 500 suspected supporters of ousted President Morsi were sentenced to death by the same judge. Judy Woodruff talks to Michele Dunne of the Carnegie Endowment for International Peace.

Aired: 03/25/14

Rating: NR

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