January 5, 2009, involved in the case of the former Egyptian President Hosni Mubarak hold a further hearing, the prosecution in court asking the judge sentenced Mubarak to death on the grounds that he ordered the suppression and led to the deaths of about 850 demonstrators . Although Mubarak now facing may be sentenced to life imprisonment or even the death penalty, former Egyptian First Lady Suzanne Mubarak, almost disappeared from the public.after
from last May on suspicion of illegal access to huge amounts of wealth to answer questions, Suzanne has been suffering from panic disorder “- a sudden, extreme fear, anxiety, patients in just a few minutes, a rapid heart beat, breathing shortness of breath, sweating, trembling and other symptoms. The court had told her the implementation of a brief seizure. After the forfeiture of $ 3.4 million property as well as a villa in Cairo, she was released.
“We never thought would fall into the of such a field,” a close friend of Suzanne Fa Hongda Hassan said.
a year ago, anger Egypt’s lit buildings of Cairo, the capital of which filled in a smoke. At that time, Suzanne in Cairo University as the Professor Hassan shared his view of the revolution.
First Lady is very calm, “Hassan recalls. She does not believe that the crisis is imminent, it is unclear the end serious. Of course, she did not expect to decades of Mubarak Mansion stands in Egypt has been shaky, overturning around the corner.before the “Arab Spring”, the impression is that the former first lady to the supporters: arrogant, easily fooled by lofty. The outbreak of the revolution shocked the 70-year-old first lady said her of the friends . In the last few years as First Lady of Egypt, Susanna only from the palace resplendent corner to observe the whole of Egypt. All she saw was a “clean” Cairo “ happiness ” the Egyptian people: beautiful walls, flowers blossoming, grass oil, bribery bribe the full sincere smile. In fact, the Cairo street outside the palace, covered with garbage.
“from support to strong opposition from the people (for the attitude of the Mubarak regime), why change so fast that it is inconceivable.” Hassan said. Hassan managed on behalf of Suzanne Egyptian National Commission for Women “, which is one of the major charitable organization founded by her.the
Western media often reported Susanna love and hate, of her women characteristics and non-profit charity seems to offset her Hosni Mubarak the dictator play a real role in the family business. In an Interview published in 1998, the United States, “New York Times” has described Suzanne is “poised, able to articulate”.
In fact, Suzanne is not hiding behind the evil giant “of the wife and mother. With the old husband is growing tired of the political, the political energy of Susanna instantly broke out.
“She is not a vassal of the corrupt regime, she is the regime itself.” says a feminist.most of the time ruled Egypt, Hosni Mubarak, is not an impressive leaders, but more History on those virtual Pharaoh . Vagrancy when the last five years of President Hosni Mubarak, hard of hearing has been reclusive in Sharm El Sheikh Resort, all day, groggy, to ignore the conduct of public affairs, rely wife Susanna and two sons to govern the country.
first lady let the country slide into the brink of collapse.
“Hosni Mubarak is getting older, Susanna’s influence and the desire to control more and more, but this is no benefit to this country.” a retired senior U.S. official said the United States have many rounds of dialogue with Mubarak, encouraged him to set up a democratic government, it is clear that the United States proposal to oppose most strongly not Mubarak, but Susanna. “