New Arrests in Giza
|Tuesday, March 7,2006 00:00|
|By El-Said Ramadan|
In a new episode of the unjustified escalation policy against the Muslim Brotherhood, the security forces launched a new campaign of arrests on sunday’s dawn. Three of the Muslim Brotherhood’s activists in
These crackdowns followed a wave of arrests and home assaults targeted fifteen of the Brotherhood’s leaders and members, Dr. Rashad El-Byoumy, an academic professor and a member of the MB’s Supreme Council comes on the top.
In exclusive statements to Ikhwan Web, Ali Abdel Fatah, a prominent leader of the MB in
Abdel Fatah asserted that the security campaign against the group has two axes. The first aims to detain the Muslim Brotherhood’s symbols, El-Byoumy for example, to imply that members of the MB’s Supreme Council, its Executive Bureau, are not excluded from crackdowns. The second is to shut down the institutions and centers that represent the group’s ideology
All these indications illustrate that the issue of reform is currently on hold.