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Ousted Egyptian President, Mubarak regains freedom 6-yrs after



Ousted Egyptian President, Mubarak regains freedom 6-yrs after

Egypt’s ousted President; Hosni Mubarak has regained freedom six-years after a top appeals court on March 2 acquitted him of charges that he ordered the killing of protesters during the 2011 popular uprising that led to his ouster.

88-year-old Mubarak returned home following his release from custody after legal proceedings that took years since his 2011 ouster which saw his country witness major upheavals by rights activists calling for the autocrat to face justice for the deaths of hundreds who defied his rule.

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Moments after his release, an Egyptian security official said Mubarak left the Armed Forces hospital in Cairo’s southern suburb of Maadi earlier in the morning. From there, he went to his house in the upscale district of Heliopolis under heavy security measures.

His release marks a new chapter in the saga of an ignominious fate of a president whose people rose up against him, demanding the end of a 30-year rule hollowed out by corruption, economic inequities and reliance on feared security officials to keep its hold on power.

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  1. Jesse Abah

    March 24, 2017 at 8:07 pm

    it is tragic for a president of his pedigree who name rang a bell during his reign to commit such blunder he should thank his stars that he did not go the ways of sad-am Hussein his allied or muammar Gadaffi of Libya

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