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Verdict due in Egypt's Hosni Mubarak trial

Former Egyptian President Hosni Mubarak is due to learn if he has been found guilty of conspiracy in the killing of protesters during last year's uprising.

A court in Cairo will decide whether Mr Mubarak, as well as his former Interior Minister Habib al-Adly and four aides, ordered police to shoot demonstrators.

All six deny the charges. They could face the death penalty if convicted.

Hosni Mubarak is the first former leader to be tried in person since the start of the Arab Spring uprisings last year.

The BBC's Richard Lister reports.

  • 02 Jun 2012
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