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dbt Donating Member (1000+ posts) Send PM | Profile | Ignore Mon Jan-02-12 04:40 AM
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Mubarak Trial Resumes Amid Acquittal Speculation
Source: AP via ABC

The trial of Hosni Mubarak has resumed amid speculation that a recent acquittal of policemen tried for killing Egyptian protesters could be a prelude to the dismissal of charges against the ousted leader.

Mubarak faces charges of complicity in the killing of more than 800 protesters during last year's uprising that toppled his regime.

The 83-year-old Mubarak was brought by helicopter to the Cairo courthouse on Monday from a hospital. He was then taken into the defendants' cage on a gurney, wearing dark sunglasses and covered by a green blanket.


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