"but later the charges were changed to incitement, insurrection, and damaging a public building " - Comment - Israel News | Haaretz Daily Newspaper
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    • Yonatan
    • 22.10.11 | 17:24 (IST)

    These are obviously trumped-up charges; the Egyptians knew they couldn't make the espionage charge stick. But they couldn't back out either; it's a matter of Arab "honor" and pressure from the Egyptian street.

    from the article: Egypt spokesman: Cairo finalizing prisoner swap deal for release of alleged Israeli spy
    First published 17:08 22.10.11 | Last updated 17:08 22.10.11
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