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Wednesday, April 17, 2013

Hosni Mubarak released by court decision

Hosni Mubarak during his trial

Egypt’s ex-President Hosni Mubarak currently facing the trial was released by the court decision in the case of killing the peaceful protesters during the January 25 Revolution.

Hosni Mubarak was detained since April 2011 and faced the trial and was accused of failing to prevent the killings of the hundreds of the protesters during the Revolution. His Minister of Interior Habib El-Adly and six his aides have been facing the same charges. He was convicted in June 2011 and received the life in prison verdict, along with Habib El-Adly and six other high ranking officers.



Hosni Mubarak’s defense lawyer Fareed El-Deeb submitted the memorandum to the court stressing that Mr. Mubarak is already during two years in the provisional detention, while according to Egyptian law it is the maximum allowed term. Thus Mr. Mubarak should be released.

But Egypt’s ex-President will remain in custody as he is also facing the trial in the corruption charges. As for the retrial, the Judge who was overseeing the retrial of Egypt’s ex-President, has recused himself on Saturday, 13 April, and the date of the next session in the retrial is still unknown.


But Egypt’s ex-President will remain in custody as he is also facing the trial in the corruption charges. It’s worth mentioning that both his sons, Alaa and Gamal, also facing the corruption charges, will remain detained during the next 15 days for the further investigations.