Escalating measures against MB members in Egypt’s governorates
|Wednesday, October 20,2010 16:27|
Security services in Qena released 2 Muslim Brotherhood detainees after the Criminal Court in Qena ordered their release.
State Security forces had arrested the men on 13 October raiding their homes and levelling charges including belonging to the Muslim Brotherhood at them. MB detainee Engineering student Fady Abdul Hameed from Sharqeya was also released following orders by after investigations proved he was innocent.
As MB members are released others are arrested with the latest arbitrary arrests taking place following state security raiding the homes of 2 MB students. One student was arrested and the father of another was taken in due his son’s absence from his home. The Ministry of Interior has been known to take relatives in place of the absent MB in an effort to pressure the MB member from turning himself in. As elections approach security apparatus’ escalates aggression and oppression against political opposition, their candidates and supporters to intimidate them.