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Women pro-Morsi protesters freed in Egypt

7 December 2013 Last updated at 21:47 GMT

Fourteen women jailed in Egypt over a protest in support of ousted President Mohammed Morsi have been freed after an appeal court ruling.

Seven juveniles jailed over the protest last month in Alexandria have also been released, on three months' probation.

The women's 11-year sentence was cut to one year, suspended.

Human rights groups had attacked the convictions - on charges of belonging to a terrorist group, obstructing traffic, sabotage and using force.

Orla Guerin reports.

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