Wednesday February 26, 2020

Mubarak verdict raises tensions across Egypt

Former Egyptian dictator Hosni Mubarak was sentenced to life imprisonment by a Cairo court yesterday morning.

2nd June, 2012

Former Egyptian dictator Hosni Mubarak was sentenced to life imprisonment by a Cairo court yesterday morning.

He was convicted of complicity in the killing of protesters during the January 2011 revolution. The result led to instant celebrations and to scuffles between Mubarak supporters and opponents outside the court. Mubarak's former interior minister Habib al-Adly, a hate figure for revolutionaries, also received a life term.

However after the initial celebrations, there was dismay among some protesters that...

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