An Egyptian military court has mistakenly convicted a toddler. The New York Times has the story. Here's a lede you don't see every day:
"As alibis go, this one would seem to be airtight: Your honor, my client was only a year old at the time of the crime.
"But it did not stop an Egyptian military court from convicting the accused, a boy now 3 ½, of killing three people, carrying guns and firebombs, blocking a road with burning tires, and trying to damage government buildings — and sentencing him to life in prison."
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