The Heat discusses Hosni Mubarak’s acquittal

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former Egyptian President Hosni Mubarak An Egyptian man carries newspapers with a photo of former Egyptian President Hosni Mubarak on it, in Cairo, Egypt, Monday, Dec. 1, 2014. The headline on the newspaper in Arabic reads, “enough already.” (AP Photo/Amr Nabil)

A Cairo judge dropped charges against 86-year-old Hosni Mubarak who was sentenced to life in prison in 2012 for conspiring to kill hundreds of protesters during the 2011 uprising.There were scenes of jubilation among his supporters as the court dropped its case. But families of victims who died in the protests have been left shocked.

CCTV America correspondent Adel EL Mahrouky reported from Cairo.

The Heat discusses Hosni Mubarak’s acquittal

A Cairo judge dropped charges against 86-year-old Hosni Mubarak who was sentenced to life in prison in 2012 for conspiring to kill hundreds of protesters during the 2011 uprising.There were scenes of jubilation among his supporters as the court dropped its case. But families of victims who died in the protests have been left shocked.

Our panel discussed the decision to drop charges and what it means for Egypt’s future.

  • Hamid Abdeljaber is a professor at Rutgers’ Center for Middle East Studies.
  • Eyad Labib is an Egyptian political commentator and analyst.
  • Sahar Khamis is a Mideast expert and an associate professor at the University of Maryland.

The Heat discusses Hosni Mubarak\'s acquittal

Our panel discussed the decision to drop charges and what it means for Egypt’s future. Hamid Abdeljaber is a professor at Rutgers’ Center for Middle East Studies. Eyad Labib is an Egyptian political commentator and analyst. Sahar Khamis is a Mideast expert and an associate professor at the University of Maryland.

Segment two.

The Heat discusses Hosni Mubarak\'s acquittal

A Cairo judge dropped charges against 86-year-old Hosni Mubarak who was sentenced to life in prison in 2012 for conspiring to kill hundreds of protesters during the 2011 uprising.There were scenes of jubilation among his supporters as the court dropped its case. But families of victims who died in the protests have been left shocked.