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Egypt to hold mass trial of Morsi supporters for violence

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More than 1,200 supporters of Egypt's Mohamed Morsi will face charges starting from Saturday, the country's biggest trial since the Islamist president's ouster by the army in July, judicial sources said. 

A picture distributed by the Egyptian Interior Ministry shows Mohammed Badie, supreme guide of the Muslim Brotherhood, in Cairo, Egypt, following his arrest on August 20, 2013

The mass trial is part of a crackdown by Egypt's military-installed authorities targeting Morsi's Islamist supporters who remain steadfast in demanding his reinstatement.

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