Deprecated: mysql_connect(): The mysql extension is deprecated and will be removed in the future: use mysqli or PDO instead in /home2/ikhwan/public_html/admin-cp-control/inc/db.php on line 14

Warning: session_start(): Cannot send session cookie - headers already sent by (output started at /home2/ikhwan/public_html/admin-cp-control/inc/db.php:14) in /home2/ikhwan/public_html/article.php on line 6

Warning: session_start(): Cannot send session cache limiter - headers already sent (output started at /home2/ikhwan/public_html/admin-cp-control/inc/db.php:14) in /home2/ikhwan/public_html/article.php on line 6

Deprecated: mysql_connect(): The mysql extension is deprecated and will be removed in the future: use mysqli or PDO instead in /home2/ikhwan/public_html/admin-cp-control/inc/db.php on line 14
Heshmat Welcomes German Parliament Speaker's Cancellation of Coup Commander Meet - Ikhwanweb

Ikhwanweb :: The Muslim Brotherhood Official English Website

Wed926 2018

Last update20:52 PM GMT

Back to Homepage
Font Size : 12 point 14 point 16 point 18 point
:: Arab Revolutions > EGYPT
Heshmat Welcomes German Parliament Speaker's Cancellation of Coup Commander Meet
Heshmat Welcomes German Parliament Speaker's Cancellation of Coup Commander Meet
Norbert Lammert cancels planned meeting with Al-Sisi in Berlin citing human rights violations, including the sentencing to death of dozens of Muslim Brotherhood leaders.
Wednesday, May 20,2015 19:55
IkhwanWeb

Gamal Heshmat, Egyptian Parliament Speaker, welcomed the German Parliament Speaker Norbert Lammert's decision not to meet with coup leader Al-Sisi during the latter's forthcoming visit to Berlin, adding that the revolutionary people of Egypt appreciate this, as it respects international charters, principles and human rights.

In exclusive statements to Ikhwanweb, Heshmat said, "The world community and the West must understand this decision. They should look carefully at the flagrant violations of human rights Egypt suffers under military rule, and stop looking only for their interests, disregarding all international principles and norms".

The Egyptian Parliament Speaker reminded the West that, "The military coup in Egypt has not only crushed democracy, by executing a coup d'état removing an elected civilian president, but now has the audacity to threaten the lives of innocent elected figures, including President Mohamed Morsi, sentencing them to death. Coups are a threat to democracy in the whole world".

Heshmat pointed that Egyptian young people, from all political currents and orientations, as well as journalists and opposition leaders, in the military junta's prisons suffer brutal and unprecedented repression, while coup authorities viciously muzzle mouths and restrict freedoms like never before in Egypt's history.

He further reminded the international community that: "The military coup insists on pushing Egyptians to violence and revenge outside the law, by destroying justice and sabotaging the democratic process. Nevertheless, the revolutionary men and women of Egypt are committed to protecting the homeland despite the junta's severe repression".

Gamal Heshmat added that in Egypt, the solution lies in victory for the January 25 Revolution and its principles, restoration of democracy and the establishment of the rule of law and justice, pointing that there will be an Egyptian revolutionary solution at the hands of Egyptian youth, who are determined to reclaim freedom and dignity, uphold human rights and reinstate popular will.

 

tags: Muslim Brotherhood / MB / Coup / Anti-Coup / Security Forces / Egyptian Jails / Prison / Pro-Legitimacy / Violence / Egyptians / Revolution / Media / Military Coup / Egyptian Army / Political Detainees / Justice System
Posted in EGYPT  
Add Comment Send to Friend Print
Related Articles
World Students Condemn Military Junta Execution of Seven Young Egyptians
ERC Strongly Condemns Reported Execution of Six Egyptians in ‘Arab Sharkas Cell’ Case
Muslim Brotherhood Spokesman Montaser: Egypt Junta Kills Homeland
Trumped Up Cases Brought Against Egypt's Legitimate President Mohamed Morsi
Military Junta Forces Massacre Basarta Village People in Egypt Nile Delta
Pro-Democracy Egypt Alliance Mourns FJP Parliamentarian Farid Ismail's Death in Junta Prison
Rights Report: Egyptian Children Victims of Military Coup Brutality, Repression
Egyptian Parliament Statement Regarding Lawmaker Farid Ismail's Death in Harsh Junta Prison
Dardery: Justice and Rights of Egypt Poor Will Not Be Upheld by Junta, Cronies
Rights Report: Egypt Army Achievements in Sinai – Thousands Killed, Maimed, Arrested
Egypt Anti-Coup Alliance Calls 'Revolution is Stronger' Protest Week
Letter from Jailed Egyptian Journalist on World Press Freedom Day
PRESS RELEASE: Statement of the Muslim Brotherhood and the Egyptian Revolutionary Council following visit to SE Asia
Junta Court Deals Out Rigorous Imprisonment Terms to 64 University Students in Egypt
Egyptian Revolutionary Council: Open letter to the Leaders attending the 26th ASEAN Summit in Malaysia and Indonesia
NGO Report on Egypt Human Rights Violations in First Quarter of 2015
PRESS RELEASE: Open Letter to Governments regarding the Death Sentences Passed by the Military Regime in Egypt
Mohamed Mahdi Akef… Voice of Democracy, Egypt and the Muslim Brotherhood
Muslim Brotherhood Spokesman Montasser: Sinai Massacre New Aggression Against Egypt
Rights NGO: 194 Death Sentences in Egypt in 2015 First Quarter