[JURIST] An Egyptian court on Saturday threw out charges against former vice president Mohamed ElBaradei [Al Jazeera profile]. ElBaradei, who served as vice president in the government set up by the military, stepped down in protest of the violence directed at protesters. It was this abandonment of his post that gave rise to the charges of "betrayal of trust." The violence was in response to sit-ins calling for the reinstatement of Mohammed Morsi [BBC profile; JURIST news archive]. ElBaradei, who...

More...