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Trial to strip Gamal Mubarak and Elbaradei of Egyptian nationality delayed

The trial for the petition to drop Gamal Mubarak and presidential hopeful, ElBaradei's Egyptian citizenship (therefore excluding them from running for president) has been postponed to 19 June

Ahram Online, Sunday 5 Jun 2011
‎Mohamed Elbaradei, Gamal Mubarak
‎Mohamed Elbaradei (L) and Gamal Mubarak
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The administrative court postponed until 19 June a lawsuit filed by lawyer and activist, Hamed ‎Sedik, to petition the minister of interior and the cabinet to strip Gamal Mubarak and ‎Mohamed ElBaradei of Egyptian nationality. ‎
  
Sedik argues that Gamal, the younger son and erstwhile heir apparent of ousted president Hosni Mubarak, should not be allowed to keep his ‎Egyptian nationality because he was granted British citizenship without permission from ‎Egyptian authorities.‎

Likewise, he says, presidential hopeful, ElBaradei, should be dealt the same verdict for acquiring the Swedish nationality, even though the former head of the International Atomic ‎Energy Agency had denied having citizenship from any other country except Egypt.

Today’s session was postponed because Sedik was not in attendance.‎

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