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Egyptian court fines Mubarak 90 mln US dollars

05-29-2011 09:43 BJT

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An Egyptian court has decided to fine former President, Hosni Mubarak, and his two ministers about 90 million US dollars for cutting Internet services during the anti-government protests.

The Administrative Court of the State Council said they damaged the economy by cutting off mobile and Internet services.

This is the first conviction against Mubarak since he was forced to step down on February the11th after the 18-day protests.

Mubarak faces more accusations, including ordering the shooting of the peaceful protesters, which could carry the death penalty, and corruption charges. He has been under custody in a hospital in the Red Sea resort, Sharm el-Sheikh, since the beginning of investigations against him.



Editor:Zhang Pengfei |Source: CNTV.CN

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