VIDEO Life sentence for 4yearold “a mistake”


Ahmed Mansour Qurani Ali

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Life sentence for 4-year-old “a mistake” says Egyptian court

23 February 2016 Last updated at 00:44 GMT

The authorities in Egypt have admitted that a life sentence for murder handed down by an Egyptian court to a four-year-old boy was a mistake.

The child was found guilty, along with 115 other defendants, of participating in deadly riots in 2014.

Orla Guerin reports.