The Muslim Brotherhood, which was banned as a political party in the days of Hosni Mubarak, now is being banned by the new regime that ousted the Brotherhood, which was elected into office less than two years ago.
Minister of Social Solidarity Ahmed al-Borai said that the ministry has started taking the legal steps necessary to disband the Muslim Brotherhood, the Egyptian newspaper Al-Masry Al-Youm reported Sunday.
He explained that there is a “legal duty: to disband the Muslim Brotherhood because of its “terrorist acts.”
The movement was barred as apolitical part in the Mubarak regime but nevertheless held two dozen seats in the parliament before Mubarak was overthrown in the Arab Spring rebellion three years ago.
About the Author:JewishPress.com brings you the latest in Jewish news from around the world. Stay up to date by following up on Facebook and Twitter. Do you have something noteworthy to report? Submit your news story to us here.
If you don't see your comment after publishing it, refresh the page.
Our comments section is intended for meaningful responses and debates in a civilized manner. We ask that you respect the fact that we are a religious Jewish website and avoid inappropriate language at all cost.
If you promote any foreign religions, gods or messiahs, lies about Israel, anti-Semitism, or advocate violence (except against terrorists), your permission to comment may be revoked.
Oscar-winner “Into the Arms of Strangers: Stories of the Kindertransport” has been selected for permanent preservation in the Library of Congress by the National Film Registry. The film, released in 2000, documents the rescue of some 10,000 predominantly Jewish children from Nazi-dominated Germany, Austria and Czechoslovakia in the months leading up to World War II. […]