Mohammed Morsi: Egypt faces pressure over death during trial of ousted leader

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Morsi was appearing in Cairo on Monday on charges of espionage related to suspected contacts with the Palestinian Islamist group Hamas. Officials say he had asked to address the jury, and spoke for about five minutes from a soundproof glass cage where he was being held with other defendants. Minutes later, he apparently fainted...
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Published on June 17, 2019 -  01:14
Mohammed Morsi, Former President of Egypt, Dead at 67
Mohammed Morsi, Former President of Egypt, Dead at 67 His death was confirmed by state media, who says that he fainted while in a courtroom. He was then charged with various crimes, including espionage, which he was in court for. His downfall came just a year after taking office. During his year as president, Morsi received heavy criticism for his economic decisions. He was also accused of letting Islamists take over politics in the country. Eventually, mass protests led to Egypt's constitution being shelved by the army. A temporary government was then installed before new elections were eventually held.

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