Venue for Mubarak's trial undecided: judge

10:32, July 28, 2011      

Email | Print | Subscribe | Comments | Forum 

The venue for the trial of former Egyptian President Hosni Mubarak and his sons Alaa and Gamal has not been decided, Chief Justice of the Cairo Court of Appeal el- Sayyed Abdel-Aziz Omar said Wednesday.

The place for the trial will be announced in the coming days, official MENA news agency said.

The trial is due to start on Aug. 3 at the Cairo criminal court and is supposed to be broadcast live by the state TV channels.

As the trial comes near, Mubarak is severely depressed and refused to eat, state media reported Tuesday.

Deputy Health Minister Abdel-Hamid Abazza said Mubarak completely refused to eat and just had some juice. He has lost a lot of weight and becomes weak, he added.

Mubarak and former interior minister Habib el-Adli face the same charges of killing protestors during the nationwide demonstrations that toppled the former government in February.

Some 846 people died and more than 6,000 were injured in the protests from Jan. 25 to Feb. 11, according to official media reports.

Mubarak has been hospitalized since April in a Sharm el-Sheikh hospital.

Source:Xinhua
 
 
  Weekly review  
 
 
 
     
 
 

(Editor:陈乐乐)

  • Do you have anything to say?

双语词典
dictionary

  
Special Coverage
  • Premier Wen Jiabao visits Hungary, Britain, Germany
  • From drought to floods
Major headlines
Editor's Pick
  • Storms leave 54 dead in China
  • Lijiang ancient town licenced national 5A tourism attraction spot
  • South Korea Landslides Kill 32
  • Authorities to place stolen babies in care
  • Animals find ways to cool themselves during hot summer
  • Government office reopens in Oslo blast zone
Hot Forum Discussion