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Daybreak: Mubarak On Trial

Plus, Snyder strikes back, Sendak’s new book, and more in the news

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• Former president Hosni Mubarak appeared in an Egyptian court on corruption charges and involvement in the murder of protestors. He denied the charges from his hospital bed in the courtroom. [NYT]

• One of the suspects in the Fogel family murders has been convicted. [JTA]

• Washington Redskins owner Dan Snyder responded to a motion filed to dismiss his lawsuit against the Washington City Paper, saying it was unconstitutional. He also said he would win anyway. [Washington City Paper]

• Famed children’s author Maurice Sendak has written his first book since 1981, and he talks to Dave Eggers about it. [Vanity Fair]

• A lawyer for Pakistan’s intelligence agency cautioned that a lawsuit filed by the family of the rabbi murdered in the 2008 Mumbai attack would have “disastrous” effects in the region. [Failed Messiah]

• In light of the recent attack on a youth camp in Norway, Jewish summer camps in the U.S. are being briefed on security measures. [JTA]

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George One says:

Former President Mubarak. Putting an old and sick former president on trial is a disgrace to the country and to its real leaders since 1952 , ie, the Military establishment. President Mubarak is not a Khaddafi or an Assad. The man deserves to be allowed to live his last months or years in dignity.

George One says:

Pakistan Intelligence Agency. Their US lawyer’s stand is ridiculous and absurd. It amounts to saying “don’t punish criminals – let them get away with their crime – otherwise they will become even worse criminals”.


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