The Egyptian interim government has announced that Ex-President Mohamed Morsi will stand trial for inciting murder.
The Egyptian state-run television announced on Sunday he will be tried but no date has been set for his trial.
He faces the Egyptian court with 14 other Muslim Brotherhood (MB) leaders. Specifically, he is charged for the deadly clashes that broke out in Dec. 2012.
It was during this period that supporters of his government and opponents clashed outside of Morsi's presidential palace. At least seven people died in the clashes and hundreds more were injured.
Yahoo News says: "The co-defendants in the trial include senior Brotherhood figures Mohamed al-Beltagi and leaders such as Essam el-Erian, deputy head of the Freedom and Justice Party, the Brotherhood's political wing."
A BBC report said: "Mr. Morsi has previously been accused of the "premeditated murder of some prisoners, officers and soldiers" when he and several Muslim Brotherhood leaders were freed during a breakout at a Cairo prison in January 2011."
In July, an Egyptian court ordered him to be detained. He was to be questioned about his "alleged ties with Palestinian militants in prison breaks and attacks on police."
Despite all the charges laid at the feet of Morsi and the MB, there was no mention of alleged atrocities under his regime against Coptic Christians. Under Morsi's regime, Islamists were emboldened and attacks against Copts were said to be frequent and ruthless.
The Barnabasaid website alleges the following: "Leaflets from jihadi organizations have been distributed, calling on “all brothers and sisters” to “kill or physically attack the enemies of the religion of Allah – the Christians in all of Egypt’s provinces, the slaves of the Cross." They promise a monetary reward for whoever helps to “achieve Allah’s rights against his enemies."
Soon after the leaflets were distributed it's said is when the killing began. Any opposition to the MB was said to be brutal. Several Arabic websites alleged the MB supporters crucified opponents naked on trees. This led to at least two death and dozens of injuries.
Regardless of whether or not more charges are brought against Morsi, the most important fact is that he will tried and hopefully convicted.
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