Mubarak Reportedly in Coma
There are disputed reports that deposed Egyptian leader Hosni Mubarak has slipped into a coma since he was sentenced to life in prison June 2 in the killings of pro-democracy demonstrators during last year’s Arab Spring uprising. Other reports are denying that Mubarak is unconscious.
— Posted by Tracy Bloom
Mubarak’s health appears to have seriously deteriorated since his June 2 conviction for the killing of pro-democracy demonstrators last year. Officials said last week that he had been placed on a ventilator several times, one of many such reports since his April 2011 arrest. He was bedridden during the trial and attended court on a gurney.