Ex-President Dies – level 2

02-03-2020 07:00

Hosni Mubarak was the president of Egypt from 1981 to 2011. In 2011, there were many protests in Egypt. People protested against the political situation in the country and about poverty. Thousands of people wanted Mubarak to resign.

In 2011, Mubarak was arrested. Authorities killed protesters during the Egyptian revolution, and he could stop it. However, he did not do it. Mubarak went to prison, and he stayed there for several years. He had a lot of health problems in prison.

In 2017, Mubarak got out from prison. Recently, he had a surgery in a hospital in Cairo, the capital city. He died in the same hospital.

Difficult words: poverty (when people are very poor), resign (to formally leave a job), revolution (the change of a political system of a country; revolutions are often violent and have many protests).

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