When Mubarak was first brought to trial in 2011, the eyes of most Egyptians were focused on the proceedings. Three years later, he’s still coming to court – but the scene has changed so much in that time. The collective gasp Egyptians took when a former Egyptian president was brought in front of a judge has long since disappeared. But the trial, the latest episode of which took place this past Saturday, continues to provide lessons to those who still seek justice in the ‘New Egypt’.
It’s dubious there would have been more than a few that would have considered the verdict non-politicized in some shape or formH.A. Hellyer