Bed-ridden, caged, Egypt's Mubarak goes on trial

Egyptian President Hosni Mubarak listens during a meeting with Russian Deputy Foreign Minister Alexander Saltanov, at the Presidential palace in Cairo, Egypt, Wednesday, Feb. 9, 2011. (Amr Nabil)
August 3, 2011 7:29:14 AM PDT
An ailing, 83-year-old Hosni Mubarak, lying ashen-faced on a hospital bed inside a metal defendants cage with his two sons standing protectively beside him in white prison uniforms, denied charges of corruption and complicity in the killing of protesters at the start of his historic trial on Wednesday.

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