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UAE Islamists convicted for plotting government coup

Dozens of Islamists in the United Arab Emirates have been jailed over allegations of a plot to overthrow the government.

Many of the 68 who were convicted received sentences of at least seven years although another 26, including 13 women, were acquitted.

Simon Atkinson reports.

  • 02 Jul 2013