Looking inside ourselves and out at the world
Independent and neutral with regard to all political and religious orientations,® aims to promote awareness of the major democratic principles on which tolerance is based.

Egypt's Ousted President Convicted of Embezzlement

An Egyptian court has sentenced ousted president Hosni Mubarak to three years in prison on charges of embezzling public funds.   The former president looked on from a cage as the judge Wednesday also sentenced to Mubarak's two sons to four years in jail on the same charges.   Mubarak was ousted in a 2011 uprising deemed part of the Arab Spring that swept across the Middle East. Since then, Egypt has held democratic elections, but the military helped overthrow the elected...

Read complete article
© Voice of America -

Follow us on ...
Facebook Twitter