Alaa Mubarak

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Egypt Erupts Over 'Sham' Verdict

Throngs demand harsh justice for police bosses, Mubarak sons

(Newser) - Tens of thousands of furious Egyptians, stunned that Hosni Mubarak's two sons and top police commanders got off scot-free in the recent court decision, thronged streets across the country yesterday in protests that threatened the nation's fragile calm. Though Mubarak and his former security chief were sentenced to... More »

Mubarak Guilty —Gets Life in Prison

Court convicts him in deaths of protesters

(Newser) - Former Egyptian President Hosni Mubarak will get life in prison, a Cairo court announced today, convicting him of complicity in the killing of protesters during last year's uprisings, reports the BBC . In addition, former Interior Minister Habib al-Adly also received a life sentence for his role the protesters' deaths.... More »

Prosecutor: Mubarak Must Hang

Opening arguments conclude after three days

(Newser) - The team prosecuting Hosni Mubarak says he and all the other defendants in his case must die. Mustafa Khater, one of the prosecutors, concluded the team's three-day opening statement in Mubarak's trial today with a call for the death penalty, according to Reuters and the AP . "The... More »

Muslim Brotherhood Wants Sharia Execution for Mubarak

If guilty of murder, he should be hanged or beheaded: spokesperson

(Newser) - If Hosni Mubarak is found guilty of murder, the Muslim Brotherhood wants him hanged—or worse. "Beheading by the sword" would be the more traditional punishment under sharia law, says the Islamic movement's spokesperson. As for sons Gamal and Alaa, if found guilty of corruption? "If a... More »

Mubarak Charged With Killing Protesters

He could get the death penalty

(Newser) - Egypt has ordered Hosni Mubarak to stand trial for the “pre-meditated killing” of protesters, among other charges—and he could face the death penalty. His two sons and a close business associate also face various charges for their alleged abuse of power to amass great wealth, the AP reports.... More »

'Broken' Mubarak Sons Now Inmates 23, 24

And dad might be joining them behind bars soon

(Newser) - Hosni Mubarak's sons Gamal and Alaa are now behind bars in the same prison that held perceived enemies of their father's regime. Hosni himself remains in a military hospital but is expected to join his sons at the Tora Farm prison when he's physically able, reports the... More »

Hosni Mubarak, Sons Detained

Mubarak expected to remain in hospital for the duration

(Newser) - Despite the "heart crisis" he suffered during questioning yesterday, Egypt's former president Hosni Mubarak was detained last night along with his two sons. The prosecutor general's office ordered Mubarak and sons Gamal and Alaa held for 15 days as authorities investigate charges of corruption and abuse. According to the... More »

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