Wednesday, May 09, 2007

Important ruling, but not the end of the story

As the end of the Husni Mubarak regime seems to be coming into sight, and with the state's tolerance for opposition and dissent declining, the regime has been intent to weaken the major opposition force, the Ikhwan. This court ruling is important, and admirable, but expect the authorities to discover other subterfuges to repress the Ikhwan.
Daily Star Egypt - Printer Friendly: "In a landmark court decision, the Egyptian State Administrative Court ruled on Tuesday in favor of 33 high-ranking members of the Muslim Brotherhood delivering a verdict in which it acquitted the Brotherhood officials of all charges and stated that ‘the referral of civilians to military tribunals is unconstitutional’.

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