Over 500 Muslim Brotherhood Members Under Arrest, Provisional Detention

Over 500 Muslim Brotherhood Members Under Arrest, Provisional Detention


Abdul Moneim Abdul Maqsoud, the Muslim Brotherhood (MB) lawyer, confirmed that the overall number of MB members detained since the group declared participating in the Shura Council elections is up to 503.


He said that 168 were detained shortly before starting to nominate for the Shura Council midterm elections, to jump to 335 Muslim Brotherhood detainees after staring to nominate for the elections. The MB lawyer expected this number to increase as the Shura Council are approaching.


The following is table that details the number of detentions against the Muslim Brotherhood till June, 5th 2007:




























































































































































Governorate


Before Election Nominations


Post Election Nominations


Total

 

Under Arrest


Under Provisional Detention


Under Arrest


Under Provisional Detention

 

Sharqiya


22


8


50


7


87


Giza


12


11


35


24


82


Kafr Al-Sheikh


3



20


18


41


Daqahliya


1


4


21


17


48


Menoufiya


18


8


33



59


Al-Beheira


9


2


3


14


28


Qaliubiya


6


1



7


14


Ismailiya


5



58



63


Gharbiya


7


1


6



14


Dammietta



1




1


Suez




4



4


Alexandria


6


4




10


Al-Fayyoum



5




5


Suhaj



1




1


Asiut


1





1


Menia





1


1


Qena



5




5


Cairo


23


4




27


Beni Suweif





12


12


Total


113


55


235


100


503