Habib Ibrahim El Adly

By IndepthAfrica
In Egypt
Jan 19th, 2012
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Cairo – Civilian courts have no authority to hear corruption charges against ousted Egyptian president Hosni Mubarak because he reverted to his former military rank when he quit, his defence lawyer Farid al-Deeb said on Thursday. Deeb cited a law adopted in 1979, during the presidency of Mubara...
By IndepthAfrica
In Egypt
Jan 17th, 2012
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Mr Mubarak’s accusers had no evidence he ordered troops to open fire on protesters during the demonstrations against his rule early last year, the lawyer, Farid el-Deeb, said. With Mr Mubarak, 83, strapped to a hospital bed in court listening, as he did throughout the prosecution case, Mr Deeb ...
By IndepthAfrica
In Egypt
Jan 11th, 2012
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A Cairo judge on Tuesday gave the prosecution and defence until February 16 to make their cases in the trial of ousted President Hosni Mubarak, accused of killing protesters during the uprising that swept him from power last year. Mubarak, his two sons, the former interior minister and six senior pol...
By IndepthAfrica
In Egypt
Jan 6th, 2012
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Cairo – The murder trial in Egypt of ousted leader Hosni Mubarak is politically charged but legally weak, lawyers say, predicting a verdict before the anniversary of the uprising that overthrew him in order to placate the public. The historic trial could see the fallen dictator, his former inte...
By benim
In Egypt
Jan 2nd, 2012
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Cairo – Egypt’s fallen dictator Hosni Mubarak was wheeled into court on a stretcher as his trial for the deaths of protesters resumed on Monday, live footage broadcast by state television showed. Mubarak, 83, is being treated in a military hospital for a heart condition between sessions o...
By IndepthAfrica
In Egypt
Dec 28th, 2011
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Cairo – The murder trial of Egyptian ex-president Hosni Mubarak resumes on Wednesday after a three-month hiatus that saw the ousted strongman’s fate eclipsed by deadly clashes and an Islamist election victory. An ailing Mubarak, 83, risks the death sentence if he is found to have been com...
By benim
In Egypt
Sep 18th, 2011
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Egypt’s former Tourism Minister Zoheir Garranah was given a three year jail sentence on Sunday for unlawfully issuing company licenses, the latest jail term for ex-officials who served under ousted President Hosni Mubarak. Garranah is already serving a separate five-year jail term for squanderi...
By benim
In Egypt
Sep 7th, 2011
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Cairo – A police chief in court as a witness in former president Hosni Mubarak’s trial was charged with giving “false testimony” on Wednesday, following charges in the Egyptian media of a cover-up. Prosecutor Mostafa Suleiman said police commander Mohammed Abdel Hakim was char...
By benim
In Egypt
Sep 7th, 2011
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Cairo – Egyptian football fans clashed with police in a Cairo stadium late on Tuesday, injuring nearly 80 people, after they chanted slogans against ousted president Hosni Mubarak and torched dozens of cars. The trouble started when supporters of the Al-Ahly football club chanted slogans agains...
By benim
In Egypt
Sep 5th, 2011
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Cairo – Egypt’s army will stop trying civilians in military courts when it scraps the country’s decades-old emergency law, a top general said on Monday, as activists tried to build momentum for a mass protest against military trials this weekend. Rights groups say Egypt’s army...