Morsi to stand trial

China Daily (Hong Kong) - - SUNDAY NEWS -

De­posed Egyp­tian pres­i­dent Mo­hamed Morsi and 132 oth­ers will stand trial for a prison break and the mur­der of of­fi­cers dur­ing the 2011 up­ris­ing. The other de­fen­dants in­clude lead­ers of Morsi’s Mus­lim Brother­hood, who also es­caped from the Wadi al-Na­trun prison dur­ing the re­volt against Hosni Mubarak. Mem­bers of the Le­banese mil­i­tant group Hezbol­lah were also named in the in­dict­ment. Morsi, who was ousted in July by the mil­i­tary, is al­ready on trial for al­legedly in­cit­ing the killings of op­po­si­tion ac­tivists dur­ing his year in power. seek­ing to un­der­mine the Shi­ite-led gov­ern­ment. Po­lice and medics re­ported that nine peo­ple were killed and another 24 wounded when two road­side bombs went off in a yard used for sell­ing cat­tle in the dis­puted north­ern town of Tuz Khur­mato, 170 kilo­me­ters north of Bagh­dad. the at­tacks on oil in­stal­la­tions, which re­sulted in heavy losses of life for oil work­ers, and calls upon all par­ties to en­sure the se­cu­rity of eco­nomic in­fra­struc­ture and the safety of the em­ploy­ees,” a news state­ment is­sued af­ter the con­sul­ta­tion said. pun­ish­ment ap­plies even when the sex is con­sen­sual or pro­tected.

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