He is not clinically dead as reported, but his health is deteriorating and he is in critical condition.Egyptian Supreme Council of the Armed Forces member Gen. Mamdouh Shahin • Denying reports that former Egyptian President Hosni Mubarak is clinically dead, during an interview with CNN. “He is completely unconscious. He is using artificial respiration,” a medical source also told Reuters. source (via • follow)
» What the military can do: The military currently has a right, due to this resolution, to control the military without any civilian oversight, to introduce a new constitution, and to exercise full legislative authority — in other words, to pass laws at will. This is bad news, and some have called SCAF’s power grab tantamount to a coup. The group, however, says they’ll hand power over to the new president by the end of June, but will that promise hold?