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  8/13/2014, Av 17, 5774

Hosni Mubarak: I Never Gave Orders to Kill Protesters


Former Egyptian President, Hosni Mubarak testified in court today, denying that he had given the orders to kill protesters during the 2011 anti-Mubarak demonstrations in Cairo.

"I, Mohammed Hosni Mubarak, who is standing before you today, never handed down orders for the killing of protesters. I never handed down orders for the killing of Egyptians," he said in his opening remarks to the court.

Mubarak, and his former interior minister, Habib al-Adly, together with several other high-ranking officials are facing charges over the deaths