Tens of thousands of people converge on Cairo's Tahrir Square to demonstrate against Egypt's military rulers, who have seized power following the ousting from power of Hosni Mubarak in last year's revolution.
An Egyptian court decides to try former President of Egypt Hosni Mubarak and Interior Minister Habib el-Adly together on charges relating to the death of protesters in the 2011 Egyptian revolution. [http:--www.maannews.net-eng-ViewDetails.aspx?ID=408391 (AFP via Maan News)]date=May 2020
3 former Egyptian ministers - former interior minister Habib el-Adly, former finance minister Youssef Boutros Ghali ("in absentia") and former prime minister Ahmed Nazif - from the Mubarak regime are given jail sentences.
2011 Egyptian revolution: A court in Suez upholds the release of police accused of killing 17 people during the popular revolution that ousted the regime of Hosni Mubarak from power; family members attack police cars and the court building as a result. There is a call for 1 million people to demonstrate in Tahrir Square on Friday.
2011 Egyptian revolution: Clashes break out at a courthouse as 7 police officers, suspected of killing protesters in Suez during the popular revolution that ousted Hosni Mubarak from power, are released on bail by a judge in Cairo.
Scuffles in court (as families reportedly yell "Butcher! Butcher!") lead to the postponement of the trial of Hosni Mubarak's former interior minister Habib el-Adly and six others after "three or four minutes". Habib el-Adly is accused of massacring people who demonstrated against the Mubarak regime, prior to its downfall as a result of a popular revolution in February 2011.
2011 Egyptian revolution: Hosni Mubarak, ousted from the presidency by popular revolution in February, is to be moved to a military hospital in Cairo amid pressure to have him stand trial over corruption and the killing of protesters.