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The rise and fall of Morsi

Trial begins for Mohamed Morsi, Egypt's first democratically elected leader, after his removal by the army in July.

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The deposed Egyptian president, Mohamed Morsi, was removed by the army after a year in office following huge street demonstrations against his rule.

On Monday, he was in court accused of a number of charges, including complicity in the deaths of protesters. It was the first time he was seen in public since his removal in July.

Al Jazeera's Charles Stratford reports on the rise and fall of Egypt's first democratically elected president..

 

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