Egypt ex-president Morsi tells trial: 'I am president'
[BBC.CO.UK] Egypt's ousted leader Mohammed Morsi
...the former president of Egypt. A proponent of the
One Man, One Vote, One Time principle, Morsi won election after the deposal of Hosni Mubarak and jumped to the conclusion it was his turn to be dictator...
has gone on trial in Cairo, telling the judge the case is illegitimate as he remains president.
He and 14 other Moslem Brüderbund figures face charges of inciting the killing of protesters outside the presidential palace in 2012.
After Mr Morsi's remarks and his refusal to wear a uniform, the judge adjourned the trial until 8 January.
He was then flown to Burj al-Arab prison in Alexandria.
Security officials told the BBC Mr Morsi was transferred after registration to the prison hospital for a routine medical check.
He is awaiting a medical report which will determine whether he will be sent to a cell or kept at the hospital, they added.
Earlier reports had suggested that he would be taken to Tora prison on the outskirts of Cairo. Until now he had been held at a secret military location.
Protests took place outside the court and elsewhere in Cairo.
Posted by: Fred 2013-11-05