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Egypt Speeds Use of
Trials for Jailing of Islamists

New York Times, by David D. Kirkpatrick

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Posted By:LittleHoodedMonk, 9/4/2013 2:44:15 AM

Cairo - The two-month-old Egyptian government on Tuesday stepped up its use of swift military trials to lock up Islamist supporters of the ousted president, Mohamed Morsi, while an administrative court banned four satellite networks considered sympathetic to them, including an Egyptian affiliate of Al Jazeera. Although the government has promised a prompt return to inclusive democracy and the rule of law, the military trials and network closings extended its use of authoritarian tactics as it widens its crackdown on Morsi supporters and the Muslim Brotherhood. On Tuesday, a military court in Suez

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Please note that Egypt has closed down four satellite TV channels, including Al Jazeera & keeping two of their "journalist" in jail. The Times may keep calling these pro-Morsi types "Islamist," but the Egyptians know them as terrorist, especially the Muslim Brotherhood which they have "disbanded." Oh, that our military tribunals after all these years, could move as fast now in GITMO.

      


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Reply 1 - Posted by: mickturn, 9/4/2013 10:00:51 AM     (No. 9505160)

The Egyptians are getting it...

Islam is a Cancer, it must be stamped OUT!

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