'Broken' Mubarak Sons Now Inmates 23, 24
And dad might be joining them behind bars soon
By John Johnson, Newser Staff
Posted Apr 16, 2011 5:05 PM CDT
This 2008 file photo shows Gamal Mubarak, left, and Alaa Mubarak.   (AP Photo,file)

(Newser) – Hosni Mubarak's sons Gamal and Alaa are now behind bars in the same prison that held perceived enemies of their father's regime. Hosni himself remains in a military hospital but is expected to join his sons at the Tora Farm prison when he's physically able, reports the New York Times. The Mubaraks haven't been charged with anything but remain in custody while an investigation continues into corruption and human rights abuses.

"Bear in mind they are very broken,” says a prison official of Gamal (inmate No. 23) and Alaa (No. 24). “They do everything they are asked. They don’t raise their voices.” Add this to the family blues: An Egyptian court declared today that Hosni Mubarak's once-mighty National Democratic Party would be dissolved and its assets seized. “I think that Gamal is worse than Alaa," says the prison official. "He looks a lot more in shock, and he lost half of his weight. He eats very little, doesn’t sleep very well."

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Observer
Apr 18, 2011 9:08 AM CDT
"Broken" is what happened to the people these little US-supported Bastards who tortured many on the US behalf. Toss them overboard about 50 miles offshore then slowly motor away.
billcrawford
Apr 17, 2011 8:20 AM CDT
"Hosni Mubarak's sons Gamal and Alaa are now behind bars in the same prison that held perceived enemies of their father's regime." What goes around comes around, but there are those who believe it will never happen until it does. They are collecting the karma or lack thereof that they deserve. There will be many more in the Mideast and on the African continent and soon.
saucier111
Apr 17, 2011 7:42 AM CDT
Look at what the gop has done for you,your almost at third world country level.Little Hitler bush has let thousands apond thousands of american citizens die for no reason,except to start a couple wars.Little Hitler bush has shreded the bill of rights with the patriot act and homeland security.They can now throw you in prison or jail with out charges for as long as they want,or just forget about you.What GOP really stands for G=Government O=Oppression of the P=People