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Ikhwanophobia Reaches A New Level
Ikhwanophobia Reaches A New Level
The story of the high school student who failed her finals because she criticized the US policies in the region and its support for corrupt regimes, in an assay she wrote in the exam, is terrible news to the freedom of expression! The officials at the ministery of Education in Al-Dakhaliya apparently accused the girl Ala’ Faraj Mujahed, juinor high school student, and her family of belonging to a "secert organization", a term generally used by government to describe members of the Muslim Brotherhood.
Sunday, June 25,2006 00:00
by Khaled Salam, Ikhwanweb

The story of the high school student who failed her finals because she criticized the US policies in the region and its support for corrupt regimes, in an assay she wrote in the exam, is terrible news to the freedom of expression! 

The officials at the ministery of Education in Al-Dakhaliya apparently accused the girl Ala’ Faraj Mujahed, juinor high school student, and her family of belonging to a "secert organization", a term generally used by government to describe members of the Muslim Brotherhood. Our hearts go out for Ala’ and her family!

What message does the government send to our young generations by taking such horrible action. An innocent teenage has been victimized by a regime obsessed with the Muslim Brotherhood.

When I read Ala’ story, I remembered an incident when a group of high school students in the State of New Jersey, USA, organized a mock trial for President George Bush and accused him, at the end of the symbolic trial, with committing war crimes by declaring war in Iraq. Although the public reaction to the trial was mixed, but the students were never punished for criticizing the President and of course, were not barred from attending their finals.

If I were President Bush, I would immediately send a letter of solidarity with this poor girl in Egypt and a message to his allies in Cairo that America does not condone oppression even with those who disagree with its policies.

Ala’ and her family deserve our unconditional support during these rough times they are enduring.

Please express your support to Ala’ and post a comment to her story.

Khaled Salam, editor

London

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tags: Freedom / Ministery of Education / Al-Dakhaliya / Ala’ Faraj Mujahed / war / Iraq / President George Bush
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in support to courageous Ala sumaiyah ahmed
salamaat dear Ala i read your story and i was deeply touched with the courage u have shown by writing whatever you felt it was true. i strongly condemn the act of Government by failing you in your finals. keeping a different view is every individuals right and no body should punish you for that because in dissent there is health of society. i strongly believe that ultimately truth wins at the end of the story.
Monday, November 9,2009 14:52
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