MORSI TO STAND TRIAL FOR INCITING VIOLENCE

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Deposed Egyptian President Mohammed Morsi will stand trial on charges of committing and inciting violence, a state prosecutor decided.

Egypt’s Prosecutor General Hesham Barakat issued a statement referring Morsi and 14 other suspects to the country’s Criminal Court in response to the violence that took place around Ittihadiya Palace and resulted in the killing of a journalist and others. The tragic scenes were carried live at the time by satellite channels and various news media.  Read more here.

 

MORSI HELD ON MURDER CHARGES

There’s been a lot of speculation about the whereabouts of former Egyptian President Mohammed Morsi. And if he’s just being held in protective custody or if he’s been charged. Today we know more.

Egypt’s army chief now says that Morsi is being held on charges of murder. The military also telling the Morsi supporters who have been daily taking to the streets since his oster to stand down or face consequences.