Muslim Brotherhood Leaders Insist on Morsi's Return

(Washington Post) Liz Sly - Two weeks after Egypt's first democratically elected president was overthrown by the country's powerful military, Muslim Brotherhood protesters are seeking to send a message that Egypt will become ungovernable unless deposed president Morsi gets his job back. At the impromptu encampment outside a mosque in the Cairo suburb of Nasr City, Brotherhood volunteers run a field hospital, kitchens and a television network, which broadcasts live from a satellite truck. Most members of the Brotherhood's top leadership body, as well as almost all of the ministers who served in Morsi's ousted government, are living here. More than two dozen of them face arrest warrants, according to Gehad e-Haddad, a spokesman for the Brotherhood.

2013-07-18 00:00:00

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