BROTHERHOOD - The Salt Lake Tribune News from The Salt Lake Tribune en-us (Webmaster) Nearly 530 sentenced to death in Egypt; defense not allowed to present case <div class="hnews hentry item"> <h4><a class="url entry-title" href="">Nearly 530 sentenced to death in Egypt; defense not allowed to present case</a></h4> <span class="author vcard"><span class="fn">By MAGGIE MICHAEL</span></span> <span class="source-org vcard"><span class="org fn"> The Associated Press</span></span> <h5><span class="updated" title="2014-03-24T19:21:23.599-06:00">Updated Mar 24, 2014 07:21PM MDT</span></h5> <div class ="entry-content">Cairo • An Egyptian court Monday sentenced to death nearly 530 suspected backers of ousted President Mohammed Morsi over a deadly attack on a police station, capping a swift, two-day mass trial in which defense attorneys were not allowed to present their case. It was the largest single batch of death sentences in the world in recent years, Amnesty International said. The U.S. State Department said it “defies logic” that so many people could get a fair trial in just two sessions. The verdicts by...</div> <h5><a rel="item-license" href="#license-577252282014-03-24T19:21:23.599-06:00" id="#license-2014-03-24T19:21:23.599-06:00"> Copyright 2013 The Associated Press. All rights reserved. This material may not be published, broadcast, rewritten or redistributed.</a></h5> </div> Mon, 24 Mar 2014 19:21:23 MDT