Over 500 Muslim Brotherhood Members Under Arrest, Provisional Detention
Over 500 Muslim Brotherhood Members Under Arrest, Provisional Detention
Wednesday, June 6,2007 14:46
By S.Abadi

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

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