Security Tight in Cairo Ahead of Mursi Trial

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The Egyptian Army blocked vehicles from entering Cairo's Tahrir Square on Wednesday morning (January 8), ahead of the second day of former president Mohamed Mursi's trial on charges of inciting the killing of protesters during his time as head of state. The charges relate to violence outside the presidential palace in December 2012, during protests ignited by a presidential decree that expanded Mursi's powers.