Egyptians mourn Mohammed Morsi on third anniversary of death

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Al-Araby

Egyptians on Friday marked the third anniversary of the death of Egypt’s first democratically elected president, Mohammed Morsi, with a series of social media posts lamenting his passing. Morsi, a member of the Muslim Brotherhood who won Egypt’s only democratic presidential election to date in 2012, was overthrown in a military coup led by current Egyptian President Abdel Fattah al-Sisi just over one year after he assumed office. He died in an Egyptian courtroom in 2019 from a heart attack at the age of 68, following years of medical neglect in prison. Waleed Sharaby, a prominent Egyptian judg…

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