Egyptian prosecutor seeks 15-year prison sentence for Al Jazeera journalists
Three are charged with 'spreading false news.' Court is told, 'Mercy for such [people] will bring entire society close to darkness'; defense calls case a show trial.
Prosecutors on Thursday asked a Cairo court to impose the maximum jail sentence of 15 years on three Al Jazeera journalists charged with "spreading false news," their alleged purpose being to help the outlawed Muslim Brotherhood, The Guardian reported.
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