April 7, 2014
by Taylor Gillan
An Egyptian court of appeals on Monday upheld the jailing of three men who co-founded the April 6 opposition movement which played a large role in the country's 2011 revolution. The ruling has been described as part of a crackdown on those opposed to the military-backed government, and critics ...[read more]
December 19, 2013
by Julie Deisher
An Egyptian court on Thursday acquitted former Egyptian prime minister and presidential candidate Ahmed Shafiq and Alaa and Gamal Mubarak, the sons of deposed president Hosni Mubarak, of charges of embezzling public funds. In 2012 Shafiq was accused of misusing public funds while in office as ...[read more]
September 30, 2013
by Max Slater
An Egyptian court on Monday upheld a one-year prison sentence against Hisham Kandil, the former prime minister of deposed leader Mohamed Morsi. Kandil was imprisoned in April for failing to follow a court order to re-nationalize a textile company sold by former president Hosni Mubarak. Kandil's a... ...[read more]
August 25, 2013
by Endia Vereen
Former Egyptian prime minister Hosni Mubarak appeared in court on Sunday to face retrial on complicity charges in the killing of over 100 protesters during the country's 2011 uprising. Mubarak was recently released from prison and placed under house arrest at a military hospital after a court ...[read more]
August 23, 2013
by Blake Lynch
Former Egyptian prime minister Hosni Mubarak was moved from prison to house arrest on a military hospital on Thursday. Mubarak's release comes amid widespread protests led by the Muslim Brotherhood following last month's ouster of president Mohammed Morsi. Although Mubarak's release of comes at a ...[read more]
August 21, 2013
by Theresa Donovan
A court in Cairo ordered the release of former Egyptian president Hosni Mubarak on Wednesday, in a long-pending corruption case. Mubarak, now 85, still faces charges of complicity for the killing of protesters during the 2011 uprising that forced him from power. Mubarak's lawyer stated that he may ...[read more]
August 19, 2013
by Endia Vereen
The Cairo Criminal Court on Monday reportedly ordered the release of former Egyptian president Hosni Mubarak in a long-pending corruption case. His lawyer said that he could be released within days, which would the first time he was free in more than two years. It is unclear how Mubarak's release ...[read more]
July 30, 2013
by Kyle Webster
On July 30, 2011, an Egyptian judge announced that the trial of former Egyptian President Hosni Mubarak would be held at a police academy located on the outer border of Cairo. The new location was chosen for the heightened security, after it was reported that the trial would take place at a ...[read more]
July 20, 2013
by Andrew Morgan
The Egyptian Revolution was one of the most prominent in a wave of protests that swept the Middle East beginning in early 2011. While many countries, including Bahrain, Yemen and Syria also experienced social reverberations that emanated from Tunisia's popular protests, a social movement that some ...[read more]
July 6, 2013
by Alison Sacriponte
Lawyers for Egypt's ex-president Hosni Mubarak on Saturday entered a not guilty plea when his retrial for alleged complicity in the 2011 killings of protestors resumed. Mubarak, who also faces corruption charges alongside his two sons, received a life sentence at the original trial last year. ...[read more]

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