- Human RightsPrisoners of Conscience
- March 28, 2008
- 1 minute read
Court orders 8 MB leaders freed
North Cairo court has ordered the release of Dr. Mahmoud Ghozlan, member of the MB Executive Bureau, and seven other Muslim Brotherhood(MB) leaders today.
State security forces have earlier arrested Dr. Mahmoud Ghozlan in addition to a number of the Muslim Brotherhood affiliates on March 6th as a part of the government’s continuous crackdown against the MB group which had harshly increased with the approach of municipal elections.
The seven other leaders freed today are Hamdi Ibrahim, Abdel-Wahed Abdel-Mageed, Dr. Mohie Al-Zayet, Khairy Abbas, Khaled Al-Serawy, Gaber Mehanna, and Maged Al-Zomor, office manager of the MB Parliamentary Bloc.