A court in Egypt has ordered a retrial for ex-President Hosni Mubarak after accepting an appeal against his life sentence over the deaths of protesters. Mubarak was overthrown in 2011 after mass street protests, and jailed in June. About 850 people were killed in a crackdown by security forces.
The Star (Nairobi)
Egypt: Court Orders Retrial for Mubarak After AppealBy Njeri Ngugi, 14 January 2013
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