BREAKING NEWS

Egyptians react to Mubarak's murder and corruption trial

Egyptian citizens reacted to watching former president Hosni Mubarak's trial.
Ahmed Amer, 30, a water company employee watching the proceedings from outside the court said in reaction to the former president's trial, "I don't believe this ... to see a president being tried ... I never imagined it. I am so happy, I feel tomorrow will be better and that the next president knows what could happen to him if he goes against his people."Ali Abdullah, a grocery store owner in Sharm e-Sheikh said, "I used to oppose the revolution at first. I criticized the youth in Tahrir and those who protested. But seeing that their efforts have finally brought this pharaoh to court, I must say that I salute the revolution and the youth of Egypt."
Pro-Mubarak protesters outside the court chanted, "Oh Mubarak hold your head high," and, "We will demolish the prison and burn it down, if Hosni Mubarak is sentenced."
Subscribe for our daily newsletter
Subscribe for our daily newsletter

By subscribing I accept the terms of use