Saturday, November 29, 2014

Egyptian Court Dismisses Murder And Corruption Charges Against Former President Mubarak, His Sons, And Senior Aides

Egypt Court Dismisses Charges Against Mubarak -- Al Jazeera

Deposed president, along with his sons, was also cleared of corruption charges relating to the sale of gas to Israel.

An Egyptian court has thrown out a case against former President Hosni Mubarak for conspiring to murder protesters during the 2011 Egyptian revolution due to a technicality and lack of jurisdiction.

Mubarak and his sons Alaa and Gamal were also cleared by Chief Judge Mahmoud Kamel al-Rashidi of corruption charges related to exporting gas to Israel.

The same Cairo court acquitted Habib al-Adli, former Mubarak-era interior minister, and six senior security commanders of conspiracy to murder protesters.

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More News On An Egyptian Court Dismissing Murder And Corruption Charges Against Former President Mubarak, His Sons, And Senior Aides

Hosni Mubarak: Egypt court drops murder charges over 2011 killings -- BBC
Mubarak, his sons, interior minister and aides acquitted -- Ahram Online
Egyptian court dismisses charges against Mubarak -- AP
Egyptian court drops case against Mubarak over 2011 protester deaths -- Reuters
Egypt court drops murder charge against Mubarak -- AFP
Mubarak Cleared of All Charges in Killing of Egyptian Protesters -- VOA
Egypt Court Dismisses Murder Charges Against Former President Hosni Mubarak -- Wall Street Journal
Egyptian Court Acquits Ex-Leader Mubarak Over Protester Killings -- Bloomberg
Egypt: Ex-ruler Hosni Mubarak, accused in deaths of hundreds, cleared of charges -- CNN
Egypt’s ex-leader Mubarak acquitted of murder conspiracy charges -- RT
Former Egyptian President Hosni Mubarak acquitted on killing, corruption charges -- Deutsche Welle
Egypt court acquits seven Mubarak security commanders of murder -- Straits Times


LoneWolf Media said...

No surprise there, the egyptian powers that be were never comfortable with America trying to oust Mubarak, and with Egypt pursuing its own strategic objectives - prosecuting one of their own is on the backburner.

Unknown said...

The more things change, the more they remain the same.