Protests Erupt In Egypt Over Mubarak Verdict

The BBC reports that huge crowds have gathered in Tahir Square in Cairo to protest the life sentence given to former Egypt President Hosni Mubarak on Saturday.  Mubarak was handed the sentence by a judge for his role in the killing of protesters during last year’s uprising that ultimately led to his downfall. 

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