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The Muslim Brothers take to the streets

Ketchley, Neil (2013) The Muslim Brothers take to the streets. Middle East Report, Winter (269). pp. 12-17. ISSN 0899-2851

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Abstract

On August 14, 2013, supporters of deposed President Muhammad Mursi were massacred at two protest camps in Cairo and Giza. In the subsequent four months, the Muslim Brothers have regrouped to launch a wave of popular protest the likes of which has not been seen in Egypt since the January 25 revolution. Under the banner of the National Alliance to Support Legitimacy, the Brothers have mounted over 1,800 actions in 26 of Egypt’s 27 governorates to call for Mursi’s restoration to office and justice for his dead supporters. These protests have continued in spite of an ongoing crackdown that has claimed the lives of hundreds more and seen thousands of Brothers and pro-Mursi supporters detained.

Item Type: Article
Official URL: http://www.merip.org/mer
Additional Information: © 2013 Middle East Research and Information Project
Divisions: Government
Middle East Centre
Subjects: B Philosophy. Psychology. Religion > BP Islam. Bahaism. Theosophy, etc
J Political Science > JA Political science (General)
Sets: Departments > Government
Research centres and groups > Middle East Centre
Date Deposited: 06 Feb 2014 13:13
Last Modified: 20 May 2020 02:51
URI: http://eprints.lse.ac.uk/id/eprint/55570

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