Subscribe Register Login

Escaped Pulaski County inmate arrested in Missouri

Tuesday, September 23, 2014, 9:54 p.m.
Top Picks - Mobile App

Trial of Egypt's ousted president to resume Feb. 1

By The Associated Press

This article was published January 8, 2014 at 9:07 a.m.

CAIRO — The trial of Egypt's ousted Islamist president on charges of inciting the murder of protesters was adjourned Wednesday until next month, after security officials said heavy fog grounded the helicopter meant to bring Mohammed Morsi to court.

Two defense lawyers in the case of Morsi, 13 leading Muslim Brotherhood members and an Islamist accused the government of trying to keep the toppled president out of the public eye ahead of a coming constitutional referendum. They also said authorities denied Morsi visits from his family and his defense team.

"The decision was inspired by the political circumstances — which require that he doesn't appear," defense lawyer Osama el-Helw said. Morsi's "appearance will inspire his supporters."

Wednesday's hearing was to be Morsi's second court appearance since his ouster in a popularly-backed military coup on July 3. In his first appearance, he insisted he was still the country's legitimate president and challenged the legitimacy of the court, regularly interrupting the judges and prosecutors.

Comments on: Trial of Egypt's ousted president to resume Feb. 1

To report abuse or misuse of this area please hit the "Suggest Removal" link in the comment to alert our online managers. Read our Terms of Use policy.

Subscribe Register Login

You must login to make comments.

TOP JOBS

  • Outside sales representatives

    Needed! - 25 Hour Work Week - 3:00pm to 8:00pm Monday-Frida...
    Little Rock, AR

  • Staff accountant

    staff accountantbachelor’s Degree in Accounting Admin. Finan...
    ROGERS, AR

  • Carriers

    carriers wanted This is the perfect time to become a Democra...
    Little Rock, AR

  • Sales representative

    fairfield bay area sales rep need a fulltime salesperson in ...
    Little Rock, AR

  • Transcriptionist/coder

    memorial hospital Stilwell, OK We have recently added more P...
    STILWELL, Ok

Search 995 jobs >

Top Picks - Mobile App
Arkansas Online