Archive for September, 2011

A Leading Muslim Brother Attacks Participants in the Sit-In and Demands That They Return to Their Homes

On Tuesday, Dr. Rashad al-Bayumi—first deputy to the general superviser of the Muslim Brotherhood—criticized the continuation of the sit-ins up to now, after saying that “the Supreme Council of the Armed Forces and the government are responding to many of the demands of those staging the sit-ins in Tahrir Square,” denying reports on the participation of the Brotherhood in the million man march the coming Friday.

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An Initiative: We Love This Country

The revolution raised up the slogan “Bread… Freedom… Social Justice” and its goal was to completely topple the regime. However, this has not happened up to now.

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“Square Security” Apprehends “Gang Kidnapping Children”

The Popular Committee for Safeguarding the Square apprehended a young woman named “S. M.” from the Masalla region in al-Matariyya as she entered the square with a knife in her possession. She had put the knife in her bag. During this incident, the young woman’s words faltered, and she said some incomprehensible things, among them that she was working with a gang to kidnap children.

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Signs: If the possessions were seized…

If the possessions of those detained in Porto Tura—among them Gamal and ‘Ala’—were seized, and a public auction were held to sell off what they looted of our wealth, the deficit of the budget and reserve will be met.

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Americans Call for “Egyptian-Style” Sit-ins

Following in the footsteps of the Egyptians, whose sit-in in Tahrir Square called for the implementation of their demands, a group of activists in the United States appealed on the internet to organize a tent city in Manhattan—the heart of New York City—paralyzing economic activity in the area of Wall Street from the seventeenth of September until the end of December.

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Signs: At last, our sun has risen…

We came together with love, and the world will hear us.

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Fire in the “National” [Democratic Party] and “Local” [Council] of Damietta

A fire broke out in the building housing the local council and the deposed National [Democratic] Party in Damietta yesterday, Sunday evening. Fire trucks succeeded in controlling the blaze after the council was fully incinerated.

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The Egyptian Communist Party: And What Afterwards?

Oh great people of Egypt, real change doesn’t come except with the struggle of workers, peasants, and the entirety of the noble proletarians. They are the owners of the common interest in social, political, and cultural change in favor of the majority of the people and all of the oppressed in society.

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Sitting In .. Until the Regime Falls

“The people want the overthrow of the regime.” This was the slogan of our revolution from its beginning up to today, and we insist on continuing our revolution until this demand is realized. Meanwhile, the counterrevolution is working to empty the slogan of its substance by changing the regime’s major players without changing the regime itself, with all of its institutions, policies, and social and economic biases.

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Insurrection in the Ranks of the Central Security in Alexandria

The central security division in the inner western area of Alexandria witnessed an insurrection among the soldiers Sunday night because of one of the division officers’ excesses against a recruit.

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Trial of al-Shaykh Delayed

In the case of Engineer ‘Usama al-Shaykh, former head of the Radio and Television Union, who was accused of squandering the union’s funds by purchasing the right to present artistic works at higher than their true price, the Criminal Court of Cairo decided Tuesday to postpone the trial until tomorrow to hear witnesses.

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Swearing-In of the Sharaf Government Postponed to Tomorrow

Egyptian television announced Monday that the constitutional oath-taking of the new ministers, who were included in the expanded ministerial amendment, before Field Marshal Tantawi was postponed until Tuesday.

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