web analytics
May 1, 2016 / 23 Nisan, 5776
News & Views
Sponsored Post


Mubarak Appears in Court, Lawyer Argues Against Death Penalty

JewishPress Logo

Deposed Egyptian president Hosni Mubarak was wheeled into court on a stretcher Tuesday morning for what Egypt is calling the “trial of the century,” as his defense lawyer challenged the prosecution’s call to impose the death penalty on the former dictator.

“There is no evidence to prove that Mubarak gave orders to open fire on the protesters,” lawyer Farid al-Deeb said.

Mubarak and his two sons are accused of ordering security forces to kill protesters during the 18-day revolt that overthrew his reign, and of exploiting their power to illegally amass a fortune.

Jewish Press Staff

About the Author:


If you don't see your comment after publishing it, refresh the page.

Our comments section is intended for meaningful responses and debates in a civilized manner. We ask that you respect the fact that we are a religious Jewish website and avoid inappropriate language at all cost.

If you promote any foreign religions, gods or messiahs, lies about Israel, anti-Semitism, or advocate violence (except against terrorists), your permission to comment may be revoked.

No Responses to “Mubarak Appears in Court, Lawyer Argues Against Death Penalty”

Comments are closed.

Current Top Story
Mirsky-010816
Obama Animus?

Printed from: http://www.jewishpress.com/news/breaking-news/mubarak-appears-in-court-lawyer-argues-against-death-penalty/2012/01/17/

Scan this QR code to visit this page online: