Egypt's Regime Rejects Ayman Nour's Appeal
CAIRO (AFP) - Egypt's cassation court has rejected an appeal by jailed opposition Ghad party leader Ayman Nur and confirmed his five-year prison sentence.
The court president announced the decision after a hearing attended by foreign observers and journalists but from which the 41-year-old lawyer himself was absent.
Nur was sentenced to five years last December on charges of forging affidavits for the creation of his party in 2004. More