[JURIST] An Egyptian court on Wednesday ruled that a former leader of the Muslim Brotherhood [party website; JURIST news archive] was not guilty of insulting the judiciary in comments he made to the press. Egypt's government charged Muslim Brotherhood leader Mahdi Akef [Middle East Monitor profile] with insulting the judiciary after he accused the judicial branch of corruption [AP report] in an interview with a Kuwaiti newspaper. Akef's arrest is part of a larger crackdown against the Muslim Brotherhood following...

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