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Is latest court ruling in Egypt a case of justice undone?

Is latest court ruling in Egypt a case of justice undone?

When an Egyptian security officer shot an activist to death during a peaceful march in central Cairo last year, photos and video of the incident stirred international outrage.

On Sunday, a court in Cairo annulled the 15-year sentence that had been handed down to a police officer charged in the case, ordering a new trial in a different judicial jurisdiction.

Activist Shaimaa Sabbagh was fatally shot on Jan. 25, 2015, as she carried a flower to a memorial for protesters who died in the 2011 uprising that ended the rule of President Hosni Mubarak.

In June, police Lt. Yassin Hatem Salahedeen was indicted for firing birdshot pellets at peaceful protesters from a close range...

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