However, he is the far left politician. That carries with it human rights template way beyond any reality. If he had been sharply critical of Israel, especially for Cast Lead, it is not surprising it had to eventually boil up and rear its head somewhere. Together with an opportunity to show his constituency he is still the democracy`s `mover and shaker`. It will make some noise and he will come to his senses.
Egypt says verdict in Al-Jazeera case expected Saturday (AP)