Skip to comments.Anti-Morsi protesters torch Muslim Brotherhood offices
Posted on 11/23/2012 7:01:50 AM PST by mandaladon
Protesters set fire on Friday to the offices of the Muslim Brotherhood, the party of Egyptian President Mohammed Morsi, a day after he assumed broad new powers not subject to appeal. Pro- and anti-Morsi rallies erupted in cities across Egypt. Protesters torched Muslim Brotherhood offices on Friday, state media said, as supporters and opponents of President Mohamed Morsi staged rival rallies across Egypt a day after he assumed sweeping powers.
The offices of the Freedom and Justice Party (FJP), the Muslim Brotherhood's political arm, were set ablaze in the canal cities of Ismailiya and Port Said, state television said.
An FJP official told AFP the party's office was also stormed in the Mediterranean city of Alexandria, where clashes broke out between rival demonstrators.
In Cairo, an array of liberal and secular groups, including activists at the forefront of the protest movement that forced veteran strongman Hosni Mubarak from power early last year, planned to march on Tahrir Square, Cairo's iconic protest hub, to demonstrate against the "new pharaoh".
Morsi's backers led by the powerful Muslim Brotherhood gathered outside the presidential palace in north Cairo in a show of support for his decision to temporarily place his decisions above judicial oversight.
"The people support the president's decisions," the crowd chanted.
Morsi was mulling an address to the nation defending his decision later in the day, aides said.
On Thursday, the president undercut a hostile judiciary that had been considering whether to scrap an Islamist-dominated panel drawing up a new constitution, stripping judges of the right to rule on the case or to challenge his decrees.
The decision effectively places the president above judicial oversight until a new constitution is ratified.
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My take precisely. Until we hear of decent minded people whacking the brainwashers, it’s all just a show.
The murderous Kenyan blackmailer, Odingo, user of Barry's consulting services, is an even closer buddy than Morsi.
Let's get with the times. It's not spring OR winter... it's Arab Dictator Change.
Obama wrote Morsi's script and he's giving it a test run to see how it goes.
yep, obama’s fault
If we had half a brain we would just let the mad muzzies/islamists do what they have always done: fight with one another.
Must be due to an obscure video on YouTube
re: “The decision effectively places the president above judicial oversight until a new constitution is ratified.”
Obama’s wet dream.
re: “the president undercut a hostile judiciary that had been considering whether to scrap an Islamist-dominated panel drawing up a new constitution, stripping judges of the right to rule on the case or to challenge his decrees.”
Meet the New Boss - WORSE than the old boss!
What a kick to the Arab gut - I mean ya work hard burning crap down, rioting, raping American reporters, pillaging - ya get rid of the dictator and what happens? - the new guy is even worse than the old guy!
What to do? Work hard at burnin’ crap down, rioting, rap. . . etc.
Check out the concept trailer for a proposed movie at :
Even the EU brought itself to make an immediate condemnation of the move. But our man Barry? I don’t think we’ve heard from him or very likely will, since he presumably backs it.
It appears there are actual sane segments of the Egyptian population. Not that I expect them to become pro-Israel or immediately give up their hatred of Jews and the western world, but it is slightly encouraging to see mideast Muslims demonstrate against abject tyranny. I’d like to see all the Muslim Brotherhood members thrown in the Nile. Crocs gotta eat.
Yeah, they don't want to kill Jews, just use them as slaves.
Nice thought, but I like my idea of dumping the whole lot of them in a part of the Nile where crocs like to frolic. Hungry crocs.
well at least he reveals his new powers.. unlike obama and his latest directive.
Arab Spring is now Arab Winter.
Gads,I wonder how much money Obama is going to throw at this to kill anyone eliciting negatives on the Muslim B-hood rats.
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