Egyptians celebrate in Tahrir square after a new constitution was approved on January 18, 2014 in the capital Cairo. TOPSHOTS/AFP PHOTO MAHMOUD KHALED
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Deposed Egyptian president Mohamed Morsi is to stand trial for insulting the judiciary alongside 24 liberal politicians who opposed his Islamist rule but have similarly fallen foul of the army-backed rulers, judicial sources said on Sunday.It is the fourth case brought against Morsi since he was ousted by the army last year, after a year in power, following mass protests against his rule.Morsi has already been charged with inciting violence and conspiring with foreign militants against Egypt.The security forces killed hundreds of its supporters in the weeks after Morsi was overthrown, and arrested thousands more.
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