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03.03.2017 - 10: 13

Egypt's Court of Cassation has dropped all charges against Hosni Mubarak

Former Egyptian President Hosni Mubarak acquitted. The decision of the Court of Cassation, who has removed all charges against him, finally and not appealable.

The Court of Cassation acquitted the former Egyptian President Hosni Mubarak said on Thursday, March 2, the Egyptian state television. With the ex-head of state all charges were dropped in involvement in the deaths of protesters in January 2011 years, said the representative of the court.

In 2012 was Hosni Mubarak has been charged in the deaths of hundreds of protesters during the popular uprising in 2011 year and sentenced to life imprisonment, the lower court. Later all charges against the former president of Egypt were taken by another court, but the Attorney General's Office filed an appeal against this decision.

In November 2015, the Court of Cassation started the reopening of the case. Rendering its verdict is final and not appealable.

A source: DW

Author: Marina Baranovska

Tags: Egypt Court, Middle East, Mubarak