The points made by the judge in arriving at his decision seem eminently fair and reasonable. It seems that the media want people to be harshly treated BECAUSE of their high status or wealth or power. Sometimes it seems that there is no limit to left wing perceptions and naivete. We live in the real world - get used to it!
2 Yemeni Red Cross workers killed by gunmen (AP)
from the article: Katsav ruling undermines public trust in the courts