Mothers whose sons died during the uprising last year hold up ...
Jan 10th, 2012
(Reuters) - Mothers whose sons died during the uprising last year hold up their pictures in front of riot police at the police academy where former Egyptian President Hosni Mubarak's trial is continuing, in Cairo January 10, 2012. A Cairo judge on Tuesday gave the prosecution and defense until February 16 to make their cases in the trial of ousted President Hosni Mubarak, accused of killing protesters during the uprising that swept him from power last year. REUTERS/Amr Abdallah Dalsh (EGYPT - Tags: CIVIL UNREST POLITICS CRIME LAW) -
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