A Cairo court has sentenced former Egyptian President Mohamed Morsi and 12 other defendants to 20 years in priso
Egypt’s first freely elected president was in a cage in court today to hear charges read against him accusing him of colluding with foreign elements to escape from prison, a prison break that resulted, the government says, in the deaths of prison guards. If convicted, Mohammed Morsi could be put to death. Click here to read the story.
The trial of Egypt’s ousted President Mohammed Morsi has been adjourned after officials said bad weather had stopped his helicopter from taking off.
Other defendants arrived at the police compound by helicopter but Mr Morsi was said to still be in jail in Alexandria. Read more here.
Egypt’s ousted President Mohammed Morsi is to go on trial on November 4 on charges of inciting murder and violence, state media report.
The charges relate to the deaths of at least seven people during clashes between opposition protesters and Muslim Brotherhood supporters outside a presidential palace in Cairo last year. Read more here.
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.
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.
Muslim Brotherhood officials are contemplating a request from women to conduct a so-called sexual jihad – offering their services to men protesting the ouster of Mohammed Morsi as Egypt’s president – as a means of giving them support and comfort.
Today the Cairo streets are dominated by pro-Morsi demonstrators. Demonstrators who are vowing to remain there until the former president is reinstated.