Mubarak Convicted In Charges Of Protesters' Deaths
June 2, 2012
A judge in Cairo has delivered a verdict Saturday at the trial of Hosni Mubarak, the ousted Egyptian leader accused of complicity in the deaths of more than 800 anti-government protesters during last year's revolution. NPR's Soraya Sarhaddi Nelson tells host Scott Simon that Mubarak was acquitted of corruption charges, but found guilty in connection with the killing of protesters.
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