Mohamed Morsi trying to prevent another revolution, Shuts down TV station and threatens other media workers
Three people including an American photographer were killed Friday in clashes between supporters and opponents of Egyptian President Mohamed Morsi in Alexandria. Morsi supporters from the Muslim Brotherhood (Al-Gama’a al-Islamiyya). specialist in Egypt’s internal politics describes the situation: ”The public has the impression that Egypt is a rocking ship”
Riots started a week ago as the Egyptian president has nominated a former convicted terrorist, Adel al-Khayat , to be the governor of Luxor. al-Khayat was among almost twenty new governors appointed this week. He was A senior member of the terrorist organization Al-Gama’a al-Islamiyya. This is the organization that formed the political party who won the elections in 2012 after the Egyptian revolution
Clashes between pro and anti-Morsi also broke out in the evening in the provinces of Beheira and Daqahliya in the Nile Delta (north), according to officials who reported 158 injured across the country. The headquarters of the Party for Freedom and Justice (PLJ), political wing of the Muslim Brotherhood, were burned in Alexandria, as well as in other cities in Egypt
Despite the police and army deployment, violent clashes broke out between pro-and anti-Morsi in the second city of the country. Official sources confirmed the death of a U.S. citizen, 21 years old, work for the American Cultural Center in Alexandria media, in hospital after he was stabbed to death in his chest by a supporter of Al-Gama’a al-Islamiyya. The United States Embassy in Cairo told investigate these reports but also workers of the embassy has left the building due to concerns that the riots can get close to the area where the embassy is located. Both Morsi supporters, as well as Morsi opponents have shown extreme anti American emotions is the last couple of days. A common way in Egypt to emphasize patriotism. More officially the U.S. State Department announced the departure of some of its diplomatic and consular agents of Egypt “because of political and social unrest taking place” in a statement released in Washington.
Second journalist was murdered in Port Said and several others injured when unknown persons threw a small explosive device on anti-Morsi protesters, said an official service Security and several witnesses. The journalist name has not been confirmed yet The three deaths bring to 10 the number of people killed since Wednesday during the violence in the country.
cia-news.com will provide more information about the ongoing situation in Egypt as well as more details about the media industry in Egypt being threatened by members of the Gama’a al-Islamiyya terrorist organization.