Morsi, secular camp in dock again for ‘insulting’ Egypt judiciary

Ousted Egyptian president Mohamed Morsi, who was recently sentenced to death, gestures from inside the defendants' cage during his new trial in Cairo on May 23, 2015, with 25 other defendants including prominent Islamists and secular figuresOusted 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.


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