The London Telegraph
An Egyptian court Wednesday set November 4 for the trial of Mohamed Morsi for inciting the murder of protesters, a move likely to further anger the ousted Islamist president's supporters.
Morsi and 14 others are charged over the killings of protesters outside his palace last December, seven months before his ouster in a military coup, the official MENA news agency reported.
The trial of Morsi is expected to inflame a protest movement by his Islamist backers, who clashed on Sunday with security forces in incidents that killed 57 people.
Prosecutors have charged Morsi, who has been held incomunicado since the July 3 coup, with "inciting his supporters to commit premeditated murder" during December 5 clashes outside his palace.
He will stand trial before a Cairo district court, MENA reported.
The December fighting erupted when Muslim Brotherhood supporters of the president dispersed a sit-in outside the palace by people angered over Morsi issuing a decree placing his decisions beyond judicial review.
Seven people were killed.
The Brotherhood claimed that most of those killed were Islamists, an assertion disputed by his opponents. At least one of the victims was an anti-Morsi journalist.
The co-defendants include several of the former president's aides and Brotherhood leaders, also in jail or on the run.
Following the July 3 coup, security forces launched an extensive crackdown on Islamists that has killed more than 1,000 people.
In September, a court banned the Brotherhood and ordered its assets seized, and there have been mass arrests of its members.
And on Wednesday, the ministry of social solidarity dissolved a non-governmental organization linked to the Brotherhood, state media reported.
Much of the Brotherhood's leadership, including Supreme Guide Mohamed Badie, are standing trial on other charges.
Hundreds of Islamist loyalists were killed on August 14 in clashes that erupted after security forces violently broke up two protest camps set up in Cairo.
Following on from the August 14 events, Islamists attacked dozens of Christian properties across the country, accusing the minority of backing the coup.
On Wednesday, London-based Amnesty International blamed the security forces for failing to prevent what it said were "revenge attacks" against the country's Coptic Christians.
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