Egypt is increasingly been going through what can only be called “Brotherhoodization” of the country. There is an evidently increased representation of the Brothers in the government. Various Islamist movements have been quite prominent as well.
Read more: Islamization Grips Arab Countries
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This is the video that sort of started it all. Well, actually it was the arrest of Egyptian satirist Bassem Youssef’ that really started it all!
The Muslim Brotherhood’s interrogation of Bassem Youssef has attracted international attention, with some condemning the arrest as the new leadership’s failure.
Bassem Youssef, Egypt’s most popular television satirist, also widely known as Egypt’s Jon Stewart was apprehended on charges of insulting the country’s leader and Islam.
Things do not look good for Egypt as President Mohammed Morsi said on Sunday that he was forced to take steps in order to “protect his nation”. The statement is being received as a threat by the opposition forces in the country who now dread a crackdown.
Read More: Opposition Party In Egypt Dreads Crackdown
Hundreds of people have lynched two men in Egypt’s rural Nile Delta village (Gharbiya province) on Sunday. The two were killed on the suspicion of kidnapping two children and other crimes.
Read More: Justice Minister Condemns Public Lynching
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Abu Islam, a controversial Egyptian Salafi preacher known for his reckless comments recently claimedthe women getting raped at Egypt’s Tahrir square get what they deserve!
Read More: Preacher Justifying Rape Caught!
After Mohammed Mursi was installed as president in June 2012 after a series of protests and the (illusion of a revolution) Arab uprising, his policies led the Egyptians to the conclusion that Mursi was just another dictator only with a stricter Islamic agenda.
Ahmad Mahmoud Abdullah, or better known as ‘Abu Islam,’ an Egyptian Salafi preacher has rankled quite a few rational minds by saying raping and sexually harassing women protesters in Cairo’s Tahrir Square is justified!
Watch: Raping Women In Tahrir
The uprising in Egypt started off from January 25, 2011. Following a series of events in the Arab region where years old tyrant dictatorships were being overthrown by pro-democracy supporters. The events are also referred to as the ‘Egyptian Revolution of 2011’, though Egypt remains without any change or visible revolution to date.
Read More: Egypt Revolutionized Or Not?
Tahrir Squire has been becoming a notorious place for women. Women are attacked, assaulted and sexually abused there with a disturbing frequency. It started with CBS’s Lara Logan’s attack in Feb 2011 and it hasn’t stopped since.
Read More: Violence Against Women In Tharir Square