Cairo court drops murder, corruption charges against Mubarak

November 30, 2014 5:45 AM

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Cairo court drops murder, corruption charges against Mubarak

CAIRO — An Egyptian court dropped all remaining criminal charges against former President Hosni Mubarak on Saturday in a sweeping repudiation of the Arab Spring uprising that forced him from power.

The court dismissed murder charges against Mubarak in the killing of protesters demanding an end to his 30-year rule, charges that once inspired crowds to hang the president’s effigy from the lampposts of Cairo’s Tahrir Square. His reviled security chief and a half-dozen top police officials were ac...

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