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Appeal against Mubarak verdict postponed to 7 May

The prosecutor-general is appealing against a decision to drop charges against former president Hosni Mubarak over the killing protesters during the 2011 uprising

Ahram Online , Thursday 2 Apr 2015
In this file photo taken Wednesday, May 21, 2014, ousted Egyptian President Hosni Mubarak sits in the defendants cage during a court hearing as he listens to his son Gamal, left, in Cairo, Egypt (Photo: AP)
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Egypt's Cassation Court has postponed its ruling on an appeal the decision to drop charges against ex-president Hosni Mubarak over his alleged role in the killing of protesters during the 2011 uprising.

The court will now decide whether to accept or reject the appeal on 7 May.

In November, a criminal court dropped charges against 86-year-old Mubarak over his complicity in the murder of protesters during the January 2011 uprising.

In the same case, former interior minister Habib El-Adly, along with his six aides, were acquitted of murder and attempted murder related to the killing of protesters in 2011.

The prosecutor-general started appeal procedures in December.


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02-04-2015 04:55pm
Conspiracy Theories
Few events in history make great scripts for films or conspiracy theories: Kennedy assassination, 911, WMDs, Area 57 ... Egypt might be a candidate for one of these events. A fictional script would start like this … Once upon a time in the land of the Pharaohs, a dictator president realized his end is coming, his gang advised him to step down, and sworn they will be back. They let the evil MB win the election, and gave them enough rope to hang themselves. The exhausted people of Egypt poured their decades of anger at the MB, and forgot why they revolted in the first place. The Gang is now licking their wounds, putting pressure on a new promising leader to get them back at the table… Let’s see if this new leader uncovers the plot, and how the end of the script will be written.
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05-04-2015 06:32pm
Wish the new leader all the best

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