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This probably won't get much coverage in the US mass media ...

The Egyptian military regime hands down a mass death sentence for 529 members/supporters of the Muslim Brotherhood, apparently with no opportunity for the lawyers of the defendants to present a defense.

Terrorism is terrible, but counter-terrorism can be no less terrible. It can become an excuse for mass extermination - "cleansing" if you will - of political opponents.

The old maxim, "Eye for eye, tooth for tooth, life for life" was meant to curb excessive and mass retribution thousands of years ago. How quickly people slip backwards. To paraphrase Dr. King, if you fight fire with fire, the whole world burns. Read more here:

http://edition.cnn.com/2014/03/24/world/africa/egypt-minya-mass-sentence-explainer/index.html?hpt=hp_c3

http://www.nytimes.com/2014/03/25/world/middleeast/529-egyptians-sentenced-to-death-in-killing-of-a-police-officer.html?_r=0

http://english.ahram.org.eg/NewsContent/1/64/97396/Egypt/Politics-/BREAKING-Egypts-Minya-criminal-court-sentences--Br.aspx

Let's not stop praying and advocating for a just and lasting peace in the Middle East …

If you want to read what I've written on the subjects of peace and justice, start here:
http://www.amazon.com/Jesus-Moses-Buddha-Mohammed-Cross/dp/1455513954/ref=tmm_pap_swatch_0?_encoding=UTF8&sr=&qid=
and here
http://www.amazon.com/Everything-Must-Change-Biggest-Problems/dp/140028029X/ref=ed_oe_p