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Ahram Online, Salma Shukrallah, and Nada Hussein Rashwan

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Mubarak Trial Resumes Wednesday; Martyrs' Lawyers Skeptical of Conviction

[Screen shot from Egyptian television showing toppled president Hosni Mubarak behind bars. Photo Credit: Ahram.]

Following a 3-month pause, the trial of ousted president Hosni Mubarak on murder and corruption charges resumes after Court of Appeal rejected motion to recuse presiding judges; victims lawyers not sure court would convict. The trial of former president Hosni Mubarak will resume on Wednesday after Cairo’s Court of Appeal rejected a motion filed to disqualify Judge Ahmed Refaat and the panel of judges presiding over the case.  The testimony of Sami Anan, Chief of ...

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Egypt Witnesses Day of Military Violence as Funerals Turn into Anti-SCAF Rallies

[Funeral for cleric Emad Effat. Image from Ahram Onine]

Tensions between demonstrators and the military escalate as martyrs' funerals march from different areas of Cairo while Tahrir is again evacuated by force; politicians condemn SCAF. Clashes that have been ongoing since Friday ended with a violent military police attack on Tahrir Square Saturday morning. At least nine have been confirmed killed and more than 344 reported injured in the past two days. A building belonging to the Ministry of Transport that caught fire ...

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 Ahram Online, Salma Shukrallah, and Nada Hussein Rashwan

 

Ahram Online is the English-language news web site published by Al-Ahram Establishment, Egypt’s largest news organization, and the publisher of the Middle East’s oldest newspaper, the daily Al-Ahram, in publication since 1875. Ahram Online was launched 26 November 2010.

Salma Shukrallah writes for Ahram Online.

Nada Hussein Rashwan writes for Ahram Online.