Egypt's Mubarak sentenced to life, protests erupt




 
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Egypt's Mubarak sentenced to life, protests erupt
 
June 2nd, 2012  
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Egypt's Mubarak sentenced to life, protests erupt
CAIRO (Reuters) - Hosni Mubarak, toppled by an uprising last year after 30 years ruling Egypt, was sentenced to life imprisonment on Saturday for his role in killing protesters after a trial that sets a precedent for holding Middle East autocrats to account. But it was not enough for thousands of Egyptians who poured onto the streets after the verdict. Some wanted Mubarak executed, others feared the judge's ruling exposed weaknesses in the case that could let the former military strongman off on appeal. ...




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