The months-long protest culminated in mass violence when Egyptian security forces – under the command of President Abdel Fattah el-Sisi – attempted to eliminate thousands of demonstrators with automatic weapons, armored personnel carriers and military bulldozers.
Government action has been widely condemned by international human rights organizations. At least 817 people were killed in acts of violence in a 201
The 75 defendants sentenced to death on Saturday are accused of "attacking citizens, resisting authorities, destroying public property and buildings, and Firearms and Molotov to own cocktails, "said Ahram Online.
Convicts include Brotherhood leader Mohamed Badie and celebrity members Essam El-Erian, Mohamed El-Beltagy, and Wagdy Ghoneim, Ahram reported.
The government prosecutes 739 people for their involvement in The Protests
Before the verdict can be pronounced and the death penalty executed, the Egyptian Criminal Code requires the Grand Mufti, the country's leading Islamic authority, to express a religious opinion on Ahmam , The opinion of the Grand Mufti is non-binding, but rarely ignored.
A criminal court will give its final verdict on death sentences on September 8, Ahram reported, but defendants have the right to appeal.