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Saturday, June 29, 2013

Egypt prosecution to start investigations against prominent oppositional figures

Hamdeen Sabbahy, Mohamed El Baradei, Amr Moussa -
leaders of NSF
According to the judicial sources Egypt’s Prosecutor General Talaat Abdullah has ordered on Saturday, 29 June, to start the investigations against several prominent oppositional leaders, one day ahead of the planned massive anti-regime protests in Egypt.

Prosecutor General has reportedly ordered the judges to start the investigations of the recent complaints against the oppositional figures accused of conspiring against Egypt in attempt to overthrow the current regime.



Among those accused political figures are Mohamed El Baradei, Amr Moussa and Hamdeen Sabbahy, who are the key figures and main leaders of Egypt’s biggest oppositional umbrella group National Salvation Front.

In addition to that the investigations to be started also against Mahmoud Badr, one of the organizers of the “Rebel” campaign which aimed to collect more than 15 million signatures against Mohamed Morsy till the end of June and to withdraw confidence form the President demanding the early presidential elections.

It’s worth mentioning that the “Rebel” campaign has reportedly gathered more than 22 million signatures against Mohame Morsy in Egypt, and the massive demonstrations against the current President’s regime and Muslims Brotherhood are expected to be held on Sunday, 30 June, when it will be the first anniversary of Morsy’s presidency.

The prosecution still didn’t announce the total number of the complaints filed against the oppositional leaders.

Meanwhile massive demonstrations against Morsy and his regime continue in Egypt nationwide on the eve of the planned actions on 30 June. Supporters of Egypt’s President Mohamed Morsy and Muslim Brotherhood in their turn have also gathered on Friday for the massive dem0onstrations in order to support the right of Mohamed Morsy for presidency. Islamists’ supporters have also started the sit-in today in Nasr City.

The demonstrations in several Egyptian governorates turned violent since Friday with the clashes between the protesters and the headquarters of Muslim Brotherhood being attacked and torched in the country.


Total numbers of the injured are at least 600 people, with 8 people officialle dead during the wave of the violent protests.