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Brotherhood's El-Beltagy says 'having time of my life in prison'

Mohamed El-Beltagy described the arrests against members of the Islamist movement as 'shameful' practices that were not even committed by Mubarak's regime

Aswat Masriya, Sunday 10 Nov 2013
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Muslim Brotherhood leader Mohamed al-Beltagy in a recorded statement aired on Al-Jazeera late on Wednesday, August 28, 2013 (Photo: Aswat Masriya)
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Senior member of the Muslim Brotherhood Mohamed El-Beltagy has condemned the detention of the 21 female protesters who were arrested last Thursday in a demonstration at Alexnadria's Corniche.

The protesters, who had organised a human chain in support of ousted President Mohamed Morsi, were referred to a prosecutor who ordered that they be detained for 15 days pending investigations last week.

In a statement published on the Brotherhood's Freedom and Justice Facebook page late on Saturday, Beltagy described the arrests as "shameful" practices that were not even committed by the Mubarak regime.

"Do not be concerned with our trial and our detention, for we are having the times of our lives inside the cells. Focus instead on continuing your revolution against the pharaoh -- until tyranny, injustice and oppression have fallen," Beltagy told supporters.

They were envious of the strength of our stand and wanted to turn the page on our struggles and humiliate us, but our persistence was a slap on their face against their laughable attempts," he added, according to the FJP's post.

Beltagy stood trial alongside other Brotherhood leaders, including Morsi, last Monday on charges of inciting violence against peaceful protesters during the past year.

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Samantha Criscione
11-11-2013 05:56pm
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The Brotherhood is a monster born of twentieth century civilization
Some of the comments label the Muslim Brotherhood "primitive" or against "civilization," but let's not blame poor primitive peoples: the Brotherhood is not some kind of throwback but a product of modern society. Fascism, of which the Brotherhood is a branch, was created in Italy out of an amalgam of Vatican clericalism and opportunist demagogues, playing on fear and hatred of progressive change and antisemitism, and it spread, mostly in the form of Catholic clerical fascism, all over Europe, appearing in Egypt cloaked in Islamic rather than Catholic dress as the Brotherhood. Let us not blame primitive peoples. They have suffered enough without such a terrible insult. -- Samantha Criscione
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very very critical
11-11-2013 05:02pm
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What time????
I thought he claimed sexual abuse during his detention. How would that reconcile with his having the time of his life??? Am I missing something here???
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S
11-11-2013 02:14pm
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Great news
That's great news!! Guess what?? Everybody is happy that you and your peers are in jail where you belong!! No wonder you feel comfortable, it's ur home!! The mb's silly mind games is beyond asinine!! They try to show everybody how confident they are whereas they are actually done!! Poltical Islam no longer exists in Egypt actually thanks to them, and they know that quite well!! They are so outcast; people would choose the brutality and dictatorship of the army over these clowns any day. They trusted them with the revolutionary demands and all they were doing was giving themselves divine authorities and slowly turning Egypt into Afghanistan. Seriously, seek extremism elsewhere!!
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Nooman Mufti
11-11-2013 04:55am
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Shame on all those who support the murderers of 1000s of people in Rabaa
To those who call the MB as terrorists, what about the killers of the thousands of innocent protestors in Rabaa ? The criminality of the military is not even being investigated while the random killing of 20 people is being pinned on all the MB leaders and supporters. What a stupid joke! The real criminals in the eyes of the whole world (except those who behave like ostrich's in blaming the MB for all the crimes...they may have been responsible for some, but most of the crimes are on the military and police)
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Allen
10-11-2013 07:17pm
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Prison is the right place for you
For an MB terrorist violence is way of life, and prison his natural habitat.
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Sherif
11-11-2013 07:28am
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Well put!
It is clear that Beltagy feels quite at home in his cell.
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medo
10-11-2013 02:26pm
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LOL!
I will keep this simple.... I am glad that he is "having the time of his life" in prison because i believe he and his cell mates will be there for many years to come.... and as for commenting on what happened during Mubarak's reign, let them please remember that NOTHING like what the Criminal Brotherhood did to Egypt has ever happened before in Egypt's modern history...
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Jag
11-11-2013 07:59am
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MB should be disband for ever. It has been lead by anti civilization folks.
Jag dev
11-11-2013 07:56am
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MB are the primitive and shameless people's party. It mst be a bad group because the have been on the opposite side of the Egyptian people for many decades before Nasar.
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11-11-2013 06:55am
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Is LOL your favorite word? You really do need to update your vocabulary
Winning every single democart election in Egypt is only criminal in the eyes of fascists like you and you think killing thousands of protesters isn't criminal right becuase your beloved pharoah is doing it talk about a slave.
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