The VICE News Capsule is a daily news roundup that looks beyond the headlines. Today: Death sentences upheld in Egyptian soccer riot case, Haitians work to restore northern coastline, Bolivian town ban booze sales for a month, and an elderly German woman is happy to complete her education at last.
Somber Verdicts in Soccer Riot Retrial
A court upheld death sentences for 11 men accused of participating in a 2012 riot that left more than 70 people dead in the northeastern city of Port Said.
Conservationists Work to Save Coastal Areas in North
A local campaign seeks to protect endangered mangroves and barrier reefs, as well as restore overfished waters.
Town Temporarily Shelves Booze Following Rapes of Minors
Authorities have issued a 30-day ban on the sale of alcohol in bars and shops. There are only seven police officers to patrol La Asunta, home to 7,000 people.
Elderly Woman Receives Doctorate 77 Years After Nazi Denial
Under Adolf Hitler, Ingeborg Sylim-Rapoport wasn’t allowed to defend her thesis on diphtheria because she was part-Jewish.
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