Egypt: Mubarak on his Deathbed
Rumours on the near end of Egypt‘s former ruler Hosni Mubarak have alerted supporters and protesters as well as political observers throughout the world. There are fears his death could add new tensions to the ongoing electoral process.
According to international media the former president still lays in “critical condition” in hospital. Earlier, news about his death had aroused cheers on Tahrir Square.
Military denies earlier reports that Mubarak was “clinically dead”, saying deposed president is on life-support machine. (Al-Jazeera, 2012)
To show the variety of reactions on the streets of Cairo, the BBC cites s sample of opinions: “Voices from Cairo“
Muhammad Shukri comments for BBC: “Mubarak death reports dent credibility of Egypt’s media“
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