Egypt’s former president Mohamed Mursi dies in court

Egypt’s former president Mohamed Mursi dies in court

The death of Mohamed Mursi, modern Egypt’s first democratically elected head of state, while on trial in a Cairo court, has brought an outpouring of condolences around the Middle East. Mursi, 67, a leading figure in the Muslim Brotherhood, was deposed by the army and jailed in 2013. Supporters condemned harsh prison conditions as a likely cause of his heart attack and blamed the current president.

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