Egypt Court Schedules Mubarak Retrial for April 13

RIA Novosti
Sunday 3rd March, 2013

ousted Egyptian president Hosni Mubarak jailed for life for failing to prevent the deaths of protesters during the 2001 popular uprising, a court official said on Sunday. “Samir Abu el Maati, head of the Appeals Court, has set April 13 as the retrial date for former President Hosni Mubarak and his interior minister Habib al-Adly,” the court official said. The court agreed in January to hold a retrial for Mubarak who appealed against his life sentence for involvement in the killing of the hundreds of protesters. Mubarak, 84, was overthrown in February 2011 after an 18-day popular uprising. H…

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