Live Update from Hosni Mubarak Trial in Cairo

Wednesday, August 03, 2011

Egyptians carry posters showing Hosni Mubarak behind a noose outside the court for his trial and that of his two sons August 3, 2011. (Marwan Nammani/Getty)

Millions around the world have been captivated this morning by the televised feed of the trial of former Egyptian President Hosni Mubarak in Cairo. Courtroom cameras show Mubarak dressed in white, laying on a gurney inside a cage constructed in a makeshift courtroom in Cairo's police academy. Mubarak, his two sons, the former Egyptian interior minister, and six senior police officials stand accused of corruption and ordering the killings of protesters during the uprising the brought an end of Mubarak's three decade long rule. Kristen Chick, Cairo correspondent for the Christian Science Monitor, has been observing the scene outside the trial.

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