In Egypt, the trial of former president, Hosni Mubarak, has been adjourned until August 15. On Wednesday, Mubarak appeared in court for the first time, along with his two sons, Gamal and Alaa. He was brought into the Cairo courtroom on a hospital stretcher. Mubarak denied all the charges against him which include profiteering, illegal business-dealing involving Israeli gas exports, and the unlawful killing of protesters during the revolution. Democracy Now! correspondent Sharif Abdel Kouddous was outside the courtroom where crowds had gathered to watch, many expressing relief that justice could be served for the victims of the revolution. Special thanks to videographer Nicole Salazar.
Egyptians Celebrate as Mubarak Stands Trial for Murder, Corruption (Video)Thursday, 04 August 2011 07:00 By Nicole Salazar and Sharif Abdel Kouddous, Democracy Now! | Video
Sharif Abdel Kouddous is an independent journalist. For eight years he served as a senior producer, co-host, and correspondent for the independent TV/radio news hour "Democracy Now!"