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.

    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..

     

    SOURCE: Al Jazeera


    YOU MIGHT ALSO LIKE

    'We will cut your throats': The anatomy of Greece's lynch mobs

    The brutality of Greece's racist lynch mobs

    With anti-migrant violence hitting a fever pitch, victims ask why Greek authorities have carried out so few arrests.

    The rise of Pakistan's 'burger' generation

    The rise of Pakistan's 'burger' generation

    How a homegrown burger joint pioneered a food revolution and decades later gave a young, politicised class its identity.

    From Cameroon to US-Mexico border: 'We saw corpses along the way'

    'We saw corpses along the way'

    Kombo Yannick is one of the many African asylum seekers braving the longer Latin America route to the US.