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Legal news from Sunday, February 6, 2011
by Carrie Schimizzi

The Iranian government has executed two men convicted of killing three anti-government protesters in prison in 2009, according to a report Sunday by pro-government website Khabarnameh Daneshjooyan. The execution of the two prison officials was reported by Abdolhossein Rouhalamini, the father of one of the deceased protesters. The men were charged with torturing and eventually …

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by Drew Singer

The Egyptian government will meet with opposition leaders Sunday to study potential changes to its constitution, but opposition leaders are hesitant to believe anything will come of the effort. A committee of judicial and political leaders from the government and from opposition parties will suggest constitutional amendments. The Muslim Brotherhood, the oldest and largest …

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