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.
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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.
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.
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The case has been put up by anti-Brotherhood lawyers who think that the group is illegal according to the existing laws of the country that state that all NGOs shall get themselves registered. And since there is no credible evidence that the Brotherhood is a registered NGO, a case was filed against them.
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
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.
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The riots and wave of violence that engulfed the Arab world over the hate-filled video ‘Innocence of Muslims’ does not seem like they’re ending any time soon. Instead, the situation is deteriorating every passing hour.
Just when Egyptians were jubilating on the victory of Muslim Brotherhood candidate Muhammad Morsi at the Tahrir Square in the historic Egyptian elections, completely unaware that just a short distance away a young British journalist was about to be savagely attacked. A young British journalist named Natasha Smith was subjected to horrific sexual assault by hundreds of men while covering the Egyptian elections.
21-year-old Miss Smith feared for her life after she was stripped and violently attacked by the mob of ‘animals’ who, according to her tossed her like fresh meat in Cairo’s Tahrir Square. The young journalist student managed to escape only after putting on a burka and pretending to be the wife of a local man who smuggled her to safety. From there, she eventually landed into the British Embassy.