Mubarak’s Attorney Seeks Criminal Records
August 12, 2011 by UPI - United Press International, Inc.
CAIRO, Aug. 12 (UPI) — Former Egyptian President Hosni Mubarak’s attorney says he wants to see criminal records of protesters hurt or killed in the uprising leading to Mubarak’s exit.
Yousry Abdel Razak filed a lawsuit Friday with the Administrative Court requesting the names of people injured or killed in the country’s revolution between Jan. 25 and March 19, al-Masry al-Youm reported.
The attorney also requested details on each case, including any criminal records.
Abdel Razak said the Supreme Council for the Armed Forces, the ministers of health and interior and the head of Forensic Examinations Authority are legally required to provide the information.
Relatives of people killed or injured during the revolution protested outside the Justice Ministry Thursday, criticizing the Cairo Court of Appeals for its failure to issue permits for them and their attorneys to attend Mubarak’s corruption and murder trial.
The group threatened more demonstrations if they don’t get permits to attend the trial.
“We do not know of any reason for their refusal to issue permits to the lawyers of the martyrs’ families,” said Osama Sedky, an attorney representing one of the victims. “We cannot find any excuse for the intransigence being practiced against the civil society lawyers, while they accede to all of the demands of the defendants’ lawyers.”