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Hundreds Protest Mubarak Verdict In Egypt


An Egyptian anti-Mubarak protester holds a sign that says in different languages "Death, free of charge" during a demonstration in Cairo's Tahrir Square on June 2.

An Egyptian anti-Mubarak protester holds a sign that says in different languages "Death, free of charge" during a demonstration in Cairo's Tahrir Square on June 2.

Hundreds of demonstrators are occupying Cairo's Tahrir Square in a protest against sentences handed down the day before to former President Hosni Mubarak and his security chiefs.

Some of the demonstrators slept in tents or out in the open overnight in the square, epicenter of an antiregime revolt that ousted Mubarak in 2011 after three decades of rule.

Around 20,000 people filled to Tahrir on June 2 after a judge sentenced Mubarak, 84, and his interior minister, Habib al-Adly, to life for their role in the deaths of more than 800 protesters during last year's revolt, but acquitted six security chiefs on the same charges.

Based on reporting by AP and AFP
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