CAIRO - The trial of three senior Egyptian Muslim Brotherhood leaders on
charges of inciting violence was halted on Tuesday after the judge said
the court felt "unease" over the case.
Judge Mohamed Amin Fahmi al-Qarmouty announced the decision at the start of the session and referred the case to another court.
case againt Mohamed Badie, General Guide of the Muslim Brotherhood, and
his deputies Khairat al-Shater and Rashad Bayoumy is part of a campaign
against the Islamist movement waged by the authorities since the army
overthrew President Mohamed Mursi on July 3.
Hundreds of Morsi
supporters have been killed, at least 2,000 arrested, including Morsi,
and a court order has banned the movement.
The three defendants
are charged with incitement to violence in connection with an
anti-Brotherhood protest near the group's Cairo headquarters on June 30
in which nine people were killed and 91 wounded.