Jerusalem Post: “Deposed Egyptian president Hosni Mubarak was sentenced to life in prison on Saturday for ordering the killing of protesters during the uprising that swept him from power last year. Presiding judge Ahmed Refaat also sentenced his former interior minister, Habib el-Adli, to life in prison on the same charge.”

Many Egyptians welcomed those verdicts.

Some feel that life in prison is too lenient a sentence:

Meanwhile, the judge dropped charges against Mubarak’s sons, Alaa and Gamal Mubarak, and Mubarak’s security chiefs.

This news was greeted with dismay by many Twitter users: