Mohamed Morsi, Egypt's First Democratically Elected President, Dies In Courtroom05:49


Egypt's first democratically elected president is dead. Mohamed Morsi, who was ousted as president in 2013, collapsed and died in an Egyptian courtroom Monday. He was facing espionage charges. Morsi, who represented the now outlawed Muslim Brotherhood, was elected in 2012 after the Arab Spring of 2011 toppled Egypt's longtime leader Hosni Mubarak. Here & Now's Lisa Mullins speaks with Thanassis Cambanis (@tcambanis), fellow at The Century Foundation.

This segment aired on June 17, 2019.

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