PALESTINE: Sheiks & Strikes

In Jerusalem last week the British Crown tried to prosecute an Arab, potent Sheik Taleb Maraka, for instigating the "Hebron Massacre" of Jews (TIME, Sept. 9) August upon the Bench in beehive wigs and flowing gowns sat Mr. Justice Corrie and Mr. Justice Defreitas. This was going to be an exemplary trial. The Arab prisoner would be grilled by an Arab prosecutor. There were plenty of prosecution witnesses, already lamenting and smiting their breasts in the corridor. With an easy sauntering stride and a smile of contempt for the witnesses Prisoner...

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