Thursday, May 18, 2006

Egypt's pro-reform judges acquitted, amid police violence against protesters

A disciplinary panel in Egypt has reprimanded one pro-reform judge and cleared another of blowing the whistle on allegations of fraud last year.

Ahmad Mekki of the judges club said the panel reprimanded Hisham Bastawisi and cleared his colleague, Mahmoud Mekki.

The verdict came as Egyptian police clamped down on demonstrators supporting the judges in Cairo by sealing off the city centre and arresting over 200 members of the Muslim Brotherhood. More


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