Sunday, July 31, 2005

And in England They Wear Horsehair

Court-appointed lawyer Antonietta Sonnessa arrives at Rome's Regina Coeli prison where British-Ethiopian citizen Osman Hussain is being held, Saturday, July 30, 2005. After investigators grilled Osman Hussain, a suspect accused of trying to attack the Shepherd's Bush station in west London on July 21, and captured in Rome on Friday, magistrates were holding an initial extradition hearing at the Rome prison for the suspect in the failed July 21 bombings in London, officials and lawyers said.(AP Photo/Dario Pignatelli)

While she is not exactly a beauty, she is certainly a departure from the local public defenders. The irony, of course, is that she would be stoned for walking like this in the new Muslim caliphate.