News

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

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

Credit: AFP

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.

Merkel in Egypt: Germany Donates $500 Million, Supports International Extremism Response
Attempts to Retrieve Artifacts from Abroad Not in Egypt Favor: Former Antiquities Minister

Subscribe to our newsletter


News
@AyaNaderM

Aya Nader is an independent journalist based in Egypt, published in Open Democracy, Daily News Egypt, The National, and Al-Monitor, among others. She is an MA candidate in International Relations at the American University in Cairo.

More in News

Mayar Sherif Becomes First Egyptian Women’s Tennis Championship Winner

Amina Zaineldine1 October 2022

New Egyptian National IDs May Have Organ Donation Field

Mona Abdou29 September 2022

“I didn’t speak any English”: Egyptian Dina Yehia Appointed Supreme Court Judge in Australia

Mona Abdou28 September 2022

Egypt to Establish Largest Center For Organ Transplants in MENA Region

Farah Rafik27 September 2022

Muslim Brotherhood ‘Spiritual Leader’ Youssef Al-Qaradawi dies aged 96

Mona Abdou26 September 2022

Egypt Sets Sights on Hosting 2036 Olympics

Shereif Barakat25 September 2022

Egypt’s Coptic Orphans Director Amplifies the Voice of Copts at UNGA

Egyptian Streets24 September 2022

Egypt to Open Archaeological Sites for Free on World Tourism Day

Mona Abdou23 September 2022