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October 04 2013

Activists on all sides in Egypt feel the chill

Activists on all sides in Egypt feel the chill
http://www.latimes.com/world/la-fg-egypt-crackdown-20131003,0,4640348.story

These days. (...) the official dragnet extends far beyond the Brotherhood. Criticizing the army, the mere questioning of government policy, or expressing views that could be construed as sympathetic toward dead and detained Islamist “terrorists” has become a dangerous game.

“It’s clear that we are witnessing a sort of exclusion against anyone who is voicing a concern against the current authority,” said Badr Shafai, a professor and political science researcher at Cairo University. “Anyone who criticizes the authority would be subjected to it.”

#Egypte #Junte_militaire #dictature

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