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wonderful see that help them be a little more CL Egypt's first democratically elected president Mohamed Morsi has died while on trial in a Cairo court Morsi died on Monday from a heart attack while appearing in court on espionage charges that's according to Egyptian authorities and a medical source who spoke to Reuters and according to his son on Facebook he was buried in the presence of his family mostly was a leading figure in Egypt's now banned Muslim Brotherhood and he's been in prison since being toppled in a military coup in the twenty thirteen , he was overthrown after barely a year as the country's leader following mass protests against his rule , mostly had been elected to power in twenty twelve in the first free presidential election in Egypt following the downfall of dictator Hosni Mubarak during the Arab spring protests at the start of twenty eleven , and his election marked a radical break with more than fifty years of military rule in the country , the public prosecutor said mostly had collapsed while in the defendant's cage shortly after addressing the court and soon after the Muslim Brotherhood labeled his death quote full fledged moda calling from masses together at his funeral ended a Gyptian embassies worldwide the former president's death is likely to increase international pressure on Egypt by the conditions in the country's prisons with thousands of Islamists and secular activists are currently held a medical source told Reuters mostly was diabetic and suffered from high blood pressure his family have said previously that his health had deteriorated in prison and that they will only rarely allowed to visit but the medical source denied Morsi had been deprived medical attention and said he'd recently received treatment at a hospital in the wake of his death Amnesty International has called for a quote impartial flora and transparent investigation and the British MP who recently headed up a report on the former ladies detention has slammed to the conditions of his incarceration telling the BBC court I'm afraid the Egyptian government unlikely to be responsible for his premature death