Thursday, March 12, 2009

Al-Jazeera Video: Jubilation as Egypt ferry owner sentenced - 11 Mar 09

"The owner of a ferry which sank in the Red Sea in 2006 kiling more than a thousand people has been sentenced to seven years in jail.

The ruling by Egypt's appeals court overturned an earlier acquittal of Mamdouh Ismail, which prompted outrage from the victims' families.

Dozens of people who are believed to have been rescued never returned home....."

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