‘Paid thugs’ directed Wednesday’s palace clashes: Egypt’s Brotherhood

posted December 6, 2012 by Ahram Online Muslim Brotherhood asserts ‘hired thugs’ led Wednesday march on presidential palace, says five of its members were killed in subsequent clashes Egyptian President Mohammed Morsiís supporters beat an opponent, center, during clashes outside the presidential palace, in Cairo, Egypt, Wednesday, Dec. 5, 2012 (Photo: AP) … Egypt’s Muslim…

Hossam Ghariani: Constituent Assembly and New Constitution Statistics Speak for Themselves

posted December 4, 2012 by Ikhwan Web Egyptian charter-writing committee says members spent 1862 work-hours, received and dealt with more than a million opinions and comments, and held 160 hearing sessions and 488 dynamic discussion plenary sessions, on articles of the Constitution. Justice Hossam Ghariani, Chairman of the Constituent Assembly (CA) tasked with drawing up…

Hypocrisy of Egypt’s Liberals and Secularists

by M.A. Kader Citizens International … Egypt’s liberals and their allies have exposed themselves to be hypocrites who, while demanding democracy, are opposing the process to achieve it. They have organised demonstrations and boycotts by judges against President Mohamed Morsi’s Constitutional Declaration which gave him extraordinary powers to speed up the democratization process in Egypt.…