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Details of charges against Mubarak

Details of Charges Against Mubarak

  • Mubarak is accused of ordering the killing of nearly 900 people during the 18-day uprising for democratic reforms that led to his resignation in February, 2011
  • If convicted, the ailing Mubarak could face any sentence from the death penalty to a few years under house arrest in the hospital
  • He also is charged with corruption, abuse of power and squandering public wealth
  • There are unconfirmed reports that the interim government could postpone the verdict until after scheduled presidential elections
  • Some fear a possible new round of street violence as relatives of those killed demand the death penalty