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Final Verdict: Mubarak Acquitted from Killing Protesters During January 25 Revolution

Final Verdict: Mubarak Acquitted from Killing Protesters During January 25 Revolution

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The Court of Cassation dropped on Thursday all charges against toppled President Hosni Mubarak in relation to ordering the killing of protesters during the January 25 revolution in 2011.

The charges had related to the deaths of 239 people and injuries of 1,588 across 11 governorates in Egypt.

Mubarak had been sentenced to life in prison in 2012 for the killing of protesters before appealing the sentence.

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