Muslim Brotherhood calls for rebellion against El-Sisi

first_imgEthiopia Welcomes El-Sisi The Muslim Brotherhood has called for rebellion against Egypt’s president according to the Associated Press. The Brotherhood says its leaders, killed in a Cairo apartment, were murdered in “in cold blood,” calling for a rebellion against President Abdel-Fattah El-Sisi, who it calls a “butcher.”“Come out in rebellion and in defense of your country, yourselves and your children,” it said in a statement issued in English Wednesday. “Destroy the citadels of his oppression and tyranny and reclaim Egypt once more.”It called the killings “a turning point that will have its own repercussions… El-Sisi is initiating a new phase during which it will not be possible to control the anger of the oppressed sectors who will not accept to be killed in their own houses and in the middle of their families.”It says the men were from a Brotherhood committee that supports the families of the group’s detainees and “martyrs,” and were “rounded up inside the house and then were murdered in cold blood without any investigations or indictments.The Egyptian government said the leaders killed were planning a terrorist act. The raid found weapons, cash, documents and computer memory cards. The terrorist attack the group was plotting targeted the nation’s army, police department, judicial system and members of the media.This raid comes just days after Hisham Barakat, the country’s state prosecutor, was assassinated in a car bombing in Cairo. Officials said evidence found in the raid on the Brotherhood will be used in the investigation of Barakat’s death.Related Muslim Brotherhood leader dies in Egypt prison Muslim Brotherhood Calls for Egypt ‘Rebellion’ El-Sisi Resigns as Military Chieflast_img

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