Security Expert: Fire on Anti-government Protesters Issued by a Presidential Decree
|Saturday, February 19,2011 13:38|
interior minister, has stressed that a decision to fire on demonstrators was not issued by Habib al-Adli, the former interior minister alone, but was taken as a result of instructions issued by Mubarak. Mansour Eisawy, security expert and former aid to the
In "Baladna Bel Masry" (Our Country in Egyptian) TV show broadcast on ONTV Channel Major General al-Issawi said that the Interior Minister was not authorized to fire on demonstrators until he took recourse to the Supreme Commander of the police former President Mohamed Hosni Mubarak.
The decision to withdraw internal security forces from cities came after a telephone conversation took place between Mubarak and Habib Al-Adli, he said.