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Leaks on Mubarak’s pardon were deliberate, analyst says

CAIRO: News of possibly granting amnesty to ousted president Hosni Mubarak indicates a deliberate state of vagueness and absence of transparency on the part of the caretaker government as well as the ruling army council, said political analyst Nabil Abdel-Fatah. “Deliberately leaked information aims to test Egyptian public opinion, especially the younger generation who sparked …


Legally Mubarak cannot be granted amnesty, says lawyer

CAIRO: Ousted president Hosni Mubarak cannot legally be granted amnesty even if the ruling army council approves it, law professor Salah Sadek told Daily News Egypt Tuesday. “A pardon does not legally eliminate a crime that has been committed. It is the people’s right to have him prosecuted,” Sadek, who represents several January 25 Revolution …


Mubarak to plead for amnesty: report

CAIRO: Ousted president Hosni Mubarak and his wife, both detained on corruption charges, are to apologize to the people and relinquish their assets in a desperate attempt to secure an amnesty, a press report said. Mubarak is said to be "drafting a letter which will be broadcast on Egyptian and Arabic channels, apologizing on behalf …


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