Protests Trail Court Ruling On Ex-Egyptian President, MubarakAfrican News, Latest News Sunday, November 30th, 2014
After striking out the charges against the former President Hosni Mubarak and two of his sons, Egyptians have trooped out in protest against the Saturday’s court ruling.
The former North African country leader was responding to a case of instructing the killing of protesters in 2011 three – week siege which consumed his almost 28 years old administration.
The violent protest which started late Saturday and made the securities clashed with the protesters recorded one casualty as the law enforcement officers fired live ammunition to disperse the protesters from the streets, who gathered at Cairo’s Tahrir Square.
About 2,000 protesters gathered and expressed opposition to the court’s ruling against allegation of killing of about 900 demonstrators during the 2011 Arab spring, against Former President Mubarak.
Mubarak’s sons, Alaa and Gamal, were alongside cleared by Chief Judge, Justice Mahmoud Kamel al-Rashidi of corruption charges which was linked to gas exports to Israel.
The jurist hinged the ruling on time factor – complaining that the interval between the time the alleged crime was committed and now was much.
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