- Human RightsMB News
- February 11, 2010
- 6 minutes read
The animosity continues with nine more arrests and further house invasions.
Egypt— Authorities in Gharbeya the hometown of the MB new Chairman Dr Mohamed Badie have arrested at least 9 members of the movement in a new crackdown on the group’s members. The arrests took place after Badie had attended his uncle’s funeral and had been met by a large number of the group’s supporters who had come to offer their condolences.
The latest animosity by the ruling regime appears to come as pressure on the group and its leaders to intimidate them on their stance in the upcoming elections.
The MB have voiced their intentions confirming that they will participate in both the municipal and parliamentary elections which are to take place this year. The group have stressed that they will not be deterred.
The detainees who were arrested following the funeral include:
Sayed Ahmed Alghandour