Muslim Brotherhood is crucifying opponents (literally)

Radical members of the Muslim Brotherhood have started ‘crucifying opponents of newly installed President Mohammed Morsi,’ according to media reports.

During a recent rampage, Muslim Brotherhood operatives crucified those opposing Egyptian President Muhammad Morsi naked on trees in front of the presidential palace while abusing others,’ reported WMD, quoting Middle East media.

Raymond Ibrahim, a fellow with the Middle East Forum and the Investigative Project on Terrorism, told the website ‘the crucifixions are the product of who the Middle Eastern media call partisans.’

The Algemeiner backed up the claims and said that several news outlets including Arab News, Al Khabar News, Dostor Watany, and Egypt Now reported that people were being ‘crucified.’

They said the Muslim Brotherhood supporters were specifically targeting ‘secular media.’

A media crackdown in the first month of Mohamed Mursi’s rule has raised fears Egypt’s Islamist president is moving to stifle criticism of the Muslim Brotherhood.  Read more


3 responses to “Muslim Brotherhood is crucifying opponents (literally)”

  1. Redhand says :

    I know a hoax when I see one.

    No pictures, nothing outside the far right blogosphere and the Daily Mail reporting on that, nothing. Just counterrevolutionary nonsense.

  2. Lynne says :

    I wonder if any of our Egyptian friends are planning to leave? They are fortunate to have education and the means to do it. I worry about their safety if they stay.
    Any news from Ezra who often keeps on top of these things? She is not in Egypt but she has so many connections there.

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