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Friday demonstrations must “deafen ears of coup commanders”: Brotherhood

Brotherhood statement on anniversary of 10th of Ramadan says Egypt in “dark nightmare”

Morsi supporter during a protest held after the Republican Guard clashes early July (DNE File Photo)
Morsi supporters during a protest held after the Republican Guard clashes in early July (DNE File Photo)

On the anniversary of the 10th of Ramadan (6 October 1973 war with Israel), Egypt is “living through a dark nightmare,” the Muslim Brotherhood said in a statement released on Thursday.

The army, “which had no political role,” defeated Israel in the 1973 October War during Ramadan, the statement said, as opposed to the 1967 Six Day War, during which the army was “involved in politics” and “neglected its real military duties” that led to the loss.

The statement said that due to the current military intervention in politics, there is a threat to Egypt’s national security, a threat of civil war, discord between the people and the army and “a treacherous split within the ranks of the army itself.”

By detaining former president Mohamed Morsi and firing at peaceful civilian protesters, the commanders of the military coup have “betrayed the trust of the people and the oath they took and violated constitutional legitimacy,” the Brotherhood said.

The Brotherhood added it “trusts that the army will not agree to such a heinous coup and gross usurpation of power.”

“Our congratulations to the people of Egypt and their army on this great occasion are marred by current threats,” the statement said, as coup commanders “push Egypt through a dark tunnel, to the edge of an unfathomable abyss.”

The statement said that on Friday, the 10th of Ramadan, the people must make this day a victory by creating large demonstrations that will “deafen the ears of coup commanders” and remove them.

The large number of protesters that have been involved in demonstrations and sit-ins for three weeks “will not give up its solid determination to restore legitimacy and abolish all the coup’s decrees, actions, and processes, using all peaceful means, whatever the cost,” the statement said.

The armed forces are “our brothers and our sons,” the Brotherhood said, and that they’re held in high regard, as they “protect us and defend the homeland.”

The Brotherhood said to reject anyone that tries to “sow sedition or strife between us the people and the army.”

The 10th of Ramadan is the day Egypt ended its war with Israel in 1973.

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  • Janna Ali

    so, they think that 33mln is not a people, or that they all stupids. and mb is just right

    • DAMNtoMilitaryrule

      The problem is because you brought ARMY over there. Why just wait 3 years or few months for parliamentary election to shown 20 or 30 millions ballot box to throw government out?

      Your disputable 33 millions whatever echo you made about it will never match the true figure for those who vote by 70% islamist.

      Your effort is diluted by ARMY intervention and you are going to end up later by military government. How ? later sisi will try to make fake resign from army. Army will put fear among Egyptians by labelling MB terrorist and to save country Sisi must win. And you guys with empty brain will vote and from there another dictatorship will be installed , corruption

      • Janna Ali

        You kidding – 3 years????!!!!!
        First-Egypt as a country would not last until early next year – Morsi and MB would have torn it to pieces – and with the blood.
        Second – why do we need president-traitor of the Mother Land and criminal, who escaped from prison and faked documents for participation in the presidential election? Need it can be only to same criminals like him!
        Every body with brain who vote for him – deeply regretting.
        It s normal people – not the army, who see that MB – simply terrorists, killing by name of God. They have NOTHING to do with REAL ISLAM.

        And any way – why to debate?Time will put everything in its place. And we will se who is right by the end of the year.

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