Egyptian court acquits 14 policemen of protesters‘ deaths during revolt

18.05.2012                      26.Ijar. 5772                    Tag 41 des Omer

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Egyptian court acquits 14 policemen of protesters' deaths during revolt

Nearly 200 security officers and officials of Hosni Mubarak's regime face trial for the deaths of some 850 protesters during the uprising in Egypt last year.

An Egyptian court on Thursday found 14 policemen not guilty in the killing of protesters during last year's popular uprising, the latest verdict in what activists claim to be a pattern of acquittals for police blamed for the deaths of hundreds of people during the revolt.
The men are among nearly 200 security officers and former regime officials – including former President Hosni Mubarak himself – who face trial for the deaths of nearly 850 protesters during the revolt. A verdict in Mubarak's case is expected next month….