§ Mr. DILLON
asked whether the right hon. Gentleman could state the nature of the offences for which Ahmed Hilmy, editor of the "Khotie el Masori," in Cairo, was recently sentenced to 16 months' imprisonment; by what court and under what law was the sentence inflicted; and who were the judges who inflicted the sentence?
§ Sir E. GREY
The editor of the "Khotie el Masori" was convicted of a criminal libel by the ordinary tribunals under the ordinary penal code.