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Muslim Brotherhood trial stopped for the second time

Muslim Brotherhood trial stopped for the second time
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Amid shouts of ‘Down, down with military rule’ the trial of four Muslim Brotherhood members in Egypt has been abandoned for the second time.

Mohammed Badie and three others face charges stemming from clashes that left nine dead in June outside Brotherhood headquarters.

The judges have now referred the case to the Cairo Appeals court.

Aisha Khairat al-Shater is the daughter of an imprisoned Muslim Brotherhood leader:

“We don’t have any faith in the justice system. It is politicised, working for the army leadership and the current regime. Our only hope is in God’s justice.”

Meanwhile, violence has again flared at Al-Azhar University in Cairo.

Around 200 students, many of them women, blocked roads and threw rocks at security forces.

Police responded with tear gas.

Officials claimed 58 students were arrested, and three police vehicles were set on fire.

It’s part of a wave of student unrest around Egypt in support of ousted islamist President Mohammad Morsi.