Morsi, secular camp in dock again for ‘insulting’ Egypt judiciary
Ousted Islamist president Mohamed Morsi and several secular figures behind Egypt's 2011 uprising went on trial on Saturday, as the authorities kept a crackdown on all forms of dissent. The trial for "insulting the judiciary" is the fifth for Morsi, who was sentenced to death last week on charges connected with a mass prison break during the uprising that toppled longtime autocrat Hosni Mubarak. Morsi and other Islamist opponents of President Abdel Fattah al-Sisi are back in the dock, as well as several liberal and secular opposition leaders in the first such trial that brought together all forms of opposition.
28 April, 2013 Egypt president, judges compromising on reform law CAIRO (AP) — The Egyptian president's office indicated Sunday a compromise has been reached with the judiciary to defuse an uproar over a proposed law that would have forced out thousands of the country's most senior judges.
28 December, 2011 Egypt’s Mubarak back in court as trial resumes The trial of Hosni Mubarak resumed Wednesday after a 3-month break, with the ousted Egyptian leader returning to the metal defendants' cage in a Cairo courtroom for the latest proceedings.
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