In an uninterrupted courtroom address, Egypt's ousted Hosni Mubarak defends his years in power

  • by: MAGGIE MICHAEL , Associated Press
  • Updated: August 13, 2014 - 1:55 PM

CAIRO — In his first speech since being put on trial, Egypt's toppled President Hosni Mubarak denied Wednesday that he ordered the killing of protesters during the 2011 uprising that deposed him. Speaking from a gurney, the 86-year-old former leader sought to mend his image, clearly emboldened by the country's changed political landscape.

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