MB Lawyers Confirm Their List Is National, Say Position on Chairman Still Undecided
|Saturday, December 6,2008 05:20|
Media spokesman of Islamic Sharia Committee (dominated by the Muslim Brotherhood) in the Bar Association Mohamed Tosson confirmed that the Muslim Brotherhood and their allies in the committee were nominated to six seats of a total of 15 seats in the General Committee of the syndicate, while in the primary courts the nomination was to all seats with the exception of Al Borg Al Ahmar and South Sinai.
He also confirmed that the Sharia Committee"s attitude towards the nomination to the seat of the Chairman has not been decided yet, but it will be declared soon.
Tosson revealed that the nomination list of Islamic Sharia committee is a national one, as it includes representatives of political movements from far ends of the political spectrum, such as the liberal Al Wafd, Al Karama, the Nasserite and al-"Amal al-Islami parties, as well as independents.
"MB lawyers will stand against any attempts to challenge the will of lawyers," Tosson replied to fears of rigging elections.
Members of Islamic Sharia Committee submitted their nomination papers last November 25, after the Committee warned of attempts to place lawyers Syndicate in the "tunnel" of receivership.