Egypt’s former president Hosni Mubarak has been sentenced to life in prison. He was convicted of complicity in the killing of protesters during last year’s uprising that forced him from power.
Mubarak’s two sons – Gamal and Alaa – were acquitted of corruption charges.
The rise and fall of Hosni Mubarak:
Mubarak was the former head of the Egyptian air force. He became the Egyptian President after the assassination of Anwar Sadat, who was shot dead by soldiers who were incensed that he made peace with Israel.