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Muslim Brotherhood 'Crucifies' Opponents, Attacks Secular Media

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(Raymond Ibrahim) - Last week in Egypt, when Muslim Brotherhood supporters terrorized the secular media, several Arabic websites—including Arab News, Al Khabar News,Dostor Watany, and Egypt Now—reported that people were being "crucified." The relevant excerpt follows in translation:

A Sky News Arabic correspondent in Cairo confirmed that protestors belonging to the Muslim Brotherhood crucified those opposing Egyptian President Muhammad Morsi naked on trees in front of the presidential palace while abusing others. Likewise, Muslim Brotherhood supporters locked the doors of the media production facilities of 6-October [a major media region in Cairo], where they proceeded to attack several popular journalists.

That there were attacks and violence—both in front of Egypt's presidential palace and at major media facilities, is well-documented. An August 9 report by El Balad, a widely read Egyptian website, gives the details:
 

Last Wednesday, August 8, "thousands of the Muslim Brotherhood's supporters" attacked 6-October's media facilities, beat Khaled Salah—chief editor of the privately-owned and secular Youm 7 newspaper—prevented Yusif al-Hassani, an On TV broadcaster, from entering the building, and generally "terrorized the employees."
 

El Balad adds that the supporters of Tawfik Okasha, another vocal critic of President Morsi—the one who widely disseminated the graphic video of a Muslim apostate being slaughtered to cries of "Allahu Akbar"—gathered around the presidential palace, only to be surrounded by Brotherhood supporters, who "attacked them with sticks, knives, and Molotov cocktails, crucifying some of them on trees, leading to the deaths of two and the wounding of dozens."


Far from condemning these terrorists, Al Azhar, Egypt's most authoritative Islamic institution, has just issued a fatwa calling for more violence and oppression, saying that "fighting participants in anti-Muslim Brotherhood demonstrations planned for 24 August is a religious obligation."
 

Most of the aforementioned Arabic sites point out that these attacks are part of the Muslim Brotherhood's campaign to intimidate and thus censor Egypt's secular media from exposing the group's Islamist agenda, which Youm 7, On TV, and Okasha do daily. [Note: the latter's channel was recently shut down, despite Morsi's previous reassurances that "no station or media will be shut down in my era."]
 

These threats are not new; back in April, an organization called the "Jihad Group to Cleanse the Country" threatened these media with "painful and severe punishments." Apparently now that Morsi has become master of Egypt, threats are becoming reality, just as promises are being broken.
 

And the threats are taking their toll. Sky News, which was first to report about the crucifixions, has taken down its original article (though the URL still appears in the address box with the Arabic words "protesters-crucified-in front of-egypt's-presidential-palace").
 

While one may argue that Sky News removed the article because it was found false, one can equally argue that it censored itself for fear that it would be next in the terror campaign against the media.
 

In reality, there is little reason to doubt this crucifixion story. Militant Muslims crucifying their opponents is a regular feature of the Islamic world—recent cases coming from the Ivory Coast, where two Christian brothers were crucified, similarly by supporters of a Muslim president who ousted a Christian; Indonesia, where Islamic separatists crucified a fellow Muslim for being a military informant; and in Iraq, where Muslim militants crucified Christian children.
 

Moreover, those alleged to have been crucified in Egypt certainly fit the Koran's description of who deserves to be crucified. According to Allah, "The punishment of those who wage war against Allah and His messenger and strive to make mischief in the land is only this: that they should be murdered or crucified or their hands and their feet should be cut off…" (Koran 5:33).
 

"Making mischief in the land" is precisely what the secular media is being accused of, by constantly exposing the Muslim Brotherhood and its Islamist agenda. Even the Jihad Group to Cleanse the Country, which threatens to "liquidate" many secular media, accuses them of "creating chaos to implement the American and Zionist agenda."
 

Finally, it is telling that only a few months ago, and for the first time in Egypt's modern history, an Egyptian MP proposed to institutionalize Sharia's most draconian punishments—including crucifixion.
 

In short, under the Muslim Brotherhood in Egypt, the bottle has been uncorked and the Islamic Genie set loose. Expect much worse to come.
 

Raymond Ibrahim is a Shillman Fellow at the David Horowitz Freedom Center and an Associate Fellow at the Middle East Forum
 

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Egypt: Muslim Brotherhood Officials Charged With Incitement to Violence

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The Supreme Guide and other high-ranking members of the Brotherhood charged with incitement to violence in Egypt?  

I have be to honest; I didn't see that one coming--but it should be very interesting to watch and see what Egypt's Islamofascist "president" does to help his Muslim Brothers. 

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(Bloomberg) Egypt’s public prosecutor referred four senior members of the Muslim Brotherhood to State Security Prosecution on charges of incitement to attack protesters in front of the presidential palace in Cairo last month.
 

The defendants include Mohamed Badea, the Brotherhood’s supreme guide, millionaire businessman Khairat el-Shater, the deputy head of the Brotherhood’s Freedom and Justice party, Essam el-Erian, and the party’s Secretary General Mohamed Saad al-Katatny, the state-run Ahram Gate website reported today.

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Egypt: Muslim Brotherhood Officials Charged With Incitement to Violence

Egypt: Muslim Brotherhood Officials Charged With Incitement to Violence | american politics | Scoop.it


The Supreme Guide and other high-ranking members of the Brotherhood charged with incitement to violence in Egypt?  

I have be to honest; I didn't see that one coming--but it should be very interesting to watch and see what Egypt's Islamofascist "president" does to help his Muslim Brothers. 

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(Bloomberg) Egypt’s public prosecutor referred four senior members of the Muslim Brotherhood to State Security Prosecution on charges of incitement to attack protesters in front of the presidential palace in Cairo last month.
 

The defendants include Mohamed Badea, the Brotherhood’s supreme guide, millionaire businessman Khairat el-Shater, the deputy head of the Brotherhood’s Freedom and Justice party, Essam el-Erian, and the party’s Secretary General Mohamed Saad al-Katatny, the state-run Ahram Gate website reported today.

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