Morsi welcomes Ramadan with release of 572 detained by military
Egyptian President Mohamed Morsi on Thursday evening ordered the release of 572 Egyptian citizens who had been detained by military authorities since last year's Tahrir Square uprising, Al-Ahram's Arabic-language news website has reported.
Those to be released include 530 detainees who had already been convicted by military courts and 42 that had been awaiting military trial.
Morsi's order was issued on the recommendation of a committee recently drawn up by the president to look into all cases of civilians detained by military authorities.
A total of 11,879 Egyptians have been detained by the military since last year's uprising, according to figures issued by the committee. Of these, 9,714 have since been released.
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