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Egypt’s Hosni Mubarak appears in court – Middle East

Posted by Ram Kumar Shrestha on August 3, 2011

Hosni Mubarak, the former Egyptian president, has appeared in court to face



charges of corruption and the unlawful killing of protesters during the revolution that forced him from power.

“I categorically deny all the charges,” Mubarak said at the trial, held in the capital Cairo, on Wednesday. The ousted president spoke from a hospital stretcher where he lay inside a cage for defendants in the court.

His two sons, Gamal and Alaa, who are also on trial for corruption, denied the charges against them. They accompanied their father in the defendants’ cage during the trial.

Mubarak was flown to Cairo for the trial from Sharm el-Sheikh, the Red Sea resort where he has lived since his removal from power.

Egypt’s Hosni Mubarak appears in court – Middle East – Al Jazeera English.

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