Ikhwanweb :: The Muslim Brotherhood Official English Website

Tue109 2018

Last update19:14 PM GMT

Back to Homepage
Font Size : 12 point 14 point 16 point 18 point
:: Arab Revolutions > EGYPT
Anti-Coup Pro-Democracy Alliance Reaffirms 'Youth Are Mainstay of Revolution' Week Two
Anti-Coup Pro-Democracy Alliance Reaffirms 'Youth Are Mainstay of Revolution' Week Two
Egypt’s coalition of parties and movements opposed to the heinous coup hails a promising start of a second week of non-violent protest activities under the banner ‘Youth are the mainstay of the Revolution'.
Sunday, September 29,2013 20:49
IkhwanWeb

The Anti-Coup, Pro-Legitimacy National Alliance expresses deep appreciation for the steadfastness of the great Egyptian people against the coup, with Egyptian youth in the forefront, during the "Youth Are the Mainstay of the Revolution" protest week.

The Alliance also greatly values the role of Egyptian students who foiled the putschists’ heinous plots, with the start of studies postponed in many universities and disrupted in others. Students have also brought down the decision that was close to being issued to delegate powers of arrest to university staff.

The Alliance has therefore decided to extend "Youth Are the Mainstay of the Revolution" protest activities for another week.

The Egyptian people and students are smarter than the coup regime, which tried to trick them into ending their anti-coup demonstrations. The regime offered bribes in the shape of waiving school fees, and waiving dormitory fees for university students, demonstrating their distorted view of the free Egyptian people, who reject injustice even if they are to suffer poverty and need. Even students at high schools for girls taught the coup minister a lesson he will not forget.

Egyptian youth have proven they are indeed the mainstay of the Revolution. They sprang forth from one end of the country to the other, answering the call of the Revolution and demonstrating in all corners of the country during the "Youth Are the Mainstay of the Revolution" peaceful protest week.

University and school students participated positively in all protest activities, in spite of the security and administrative repression to which they were subjected.

The Alliance condemns the referral of some university students to disciplinary boards for peacefully demonstrating against the military coup. It also condemns the actions of university security personnel at some universities in allowing thugs to enter the campuses and assault students opposed to the military coup.

The Alliance calls on all Egyptian students to set aside their differences and unite with the Egyptian people around the single national goal of defeating the military coup, and of gathering during the coming week under the same slogan of "Youth Are the Mainstay of the Revolution".

The Alliance further calls on them to adhere to the peacefulness of their Revolution, to preserve their university and school property and not write on their walls, which is all owned by the students, and the cost of any repairs will have to be deducted from educational resources.

O Egyptian youth and students: Egypt places a lot of hope in you. Egyptian history shows that all free Egyptian leaders and heroes started out in the universities – the true manufacturers of patriotic leaders, women and men. Indeed, students were the mainstay of the 1919 revolution and the January 25 (2011) Revolution.

We ask God to make this school year one of victory for the Egyptian Revolution, a return to democratic and constitutional legitimacy, and of success for the students in realizing their hopes and dreams for the well-being of our beloved Egypt.

May God protect our homeland and its people, and grant victory to the true revolutionaries of Egypt.

The Anti-Coup, Pro-Legitimacy National Alliance

Cairo: Friday, September 27, 2013

 

tags: Anti-Coup / Egyptians / Revolution / Egypt / Youth / Pro-Legitimacy / National Alliance / Military Coup
Posted in EGYPT  
Add Comment Send to Friend Print
Related Articles
Anti-Coup National Alliance Calls 'Youth Are Mainstay of Revolution' Week Two
Anti-Coup National Alliance Calls 'Coup Does Not Represent Egypt’ Protest Tuesday
Anti-Coup National Alliance: Youth are Pillar of Revolution, Homeland and Future
Anti-Coup National Alliance Condemns State Terrorism, Threats to Kerdasa Town
Egypt’s Anti-Coup Alliance Statement: A Month Passes Since Rabaa and Nahda Massacres
Anti-Coup Alliance Statement on Coup Falling Masks
Anti-Coup Alliance Statement Salutes All Egyptians for Friday, September 13 Demonstrations
Egypt Anti-Coup National Alliance Calls "Loyalty to Martyrs Blood" Peaceful Protest Week
Egypt Anti-Coup National Alliance Hails Tuesday Women Mass Demonstrations
Anti-Coup National Alliance Calls Women’s Dignity and Freedom Marches Tuesday Afternoon
Anti-Coup, Pro-Legitimacy Alliance Confirms ‘Coup is Terrorism’ Week
Anti-Coup Alliance Denounces Detention, Torture of Leaders, Females, Minors, Opponents
Egypt’s Anti-Coup Alliance Calls "People Protect Revolution" Friday September 6
Anti-Coup Alliance Denounces Attack on Coup Interior Minister Mohamed Ibrahim
Anti-Coup Alliance Criticizes Military Courts, Sentences as Setback for Revolution Gains
Anti-Coup, Pro-Legitimacy National Alliance: Brutal Coup Epitome of Terrorism
FJP, Anti-Coup Alliance Reaffirm Peacefulness Choice; Reject Violence Against Army
Anti-Coup Alliance Hails ‘The People Reclaim The Revolution’ Friday Demonstrations
On the Eve of Friday's Protests, Anti-Coup Alliance Reaffirms Commitment to Peaceful Protest Until Putsch Defeat
Egypt Anti-Coup Alliance Organizes Several Events to Protest Beni Suef Tuesday Massacre