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Friday, December 08, 2006

Ayman Nour appears in court on additional charges on Tuesday

Ayman Nour, a former Egyptian presidential candidate, appeared in court on Tuesday, IRIN reported on Friday. While currently serving a five-year sentence for fraud, Nour’s recent charges pertain to a supposed encounter with a member of the ruling party during the previous presidential election.

While the results of the trial have not been released, Nour was transferred to a hospital following the adjournment of the trial. He suffers from heart disease, and has been awaiting proper and necessary treatment since May.

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