Egypt carries out first execution over Morsi clashes

07.03.2015 12:18

Mahmoud Ramadam, a supporter of the
deposed leader and convicted of murder, was
hanged, the interior ministry says.
The charges related to an incident when
youths were thrown from a building in the city
of Alexandria.
Mass trials and a crackdown on Islamists and
the Muslim Brotherhood followed Mr Morsi's
The violence in Alexandria's Sidi Gaber
district broke out in the days after the army
deposed Mr Morsi on 3 July 2013, following
mass protests against his rule.
The state news agency Mena reported that 18
people were killed in the clashes.
Footage of two youths being thrown from a
roof in the Mediterranean city was widely
broadcast in Egypt at the time. One of them