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13 Sohag MBs Detained
13 Sohag MBs Detained
Egyptian security forces detained on Sunday evening 13 Muslim Brotherhood (MB) members from the upper Egyptian governorate of Sohag.
Monday, December 3,2007 13:54
IkhwanWeb
Egyptian security forces detained on Sunday evening 13 Muslim Brotherhood (MB) members from the upper Egyptian governorate of Sohag.
 
The detainees are:
 
Hassan Salim Hassan, 47 years, a teacher
Mohamed Nabil Mohamed Khodeiri, an accountant
Mohamed Mohamed Abdul Naeem, a lawyer
Kamel Mostafa Kamel, Azhar institute principal
Abdul Hareth Mohamed, an engineer
Youssef Abdullah Al Sherif, investigator at the Department of Education, and his son Mostafa Youssef, a student at the Social Service Institute
Ahmed Abdul Aal, imam and preacher
Ayman Hifzi, a lawyer
Ashraf Hifzi
Islam Mohamed Alamuddin
Nour Mohamed Alamuddin.
 
Observers say that these detentions are part of the security preparations carried out by the Egyptian government to confront the Muslim Brotherhood ahead of the coming municipal elections scheduled to be held next April. For his part, Mohamed Habib, the first deputy chairman of the Muslim Brotherhood group said that the Egyptian regime is in a dilemma because of these elections that will be held next April because it can"t delay them again. Consequently, the regime is hitting hard, through its security services, on the MB members to curb its role in the Egyptian political life.
 
It is worth mentioning that the number of MB detainees till Sunday December, 2nd, 2007, reached 49 from governorates of Al Fayyum, Mansoura and Suhag in addition to 22  detainees from the governorate of Sharqiya, plus forty MB top leaders referred to the military tribunal in a trial that marks its first anniversary in the coming few days.
 

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