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Egypt's coup authorities delete Muslim Brotherhood from NGO records

February 5, 2014 at 2:12 am

Egypt’s ministerial council decided on Tuesday to delete the Muslim Brotherhood from its record of NGOs in Egypt.

Last month, an Egyptian administrative court decided to ban the Muslim Brotherhood and all its affiliated bodies, delegitimising its leaders and members, as well as all the organisations in which these leaders and members are normally active.

After carrying out a military coup against freely elected President Mohamed Morsi on 3 July, Egyptian General Abdul-Fattah Al-Sisi assigned a new ministerial council.

He also carried out a campaign against the Muslim Brotherhood and all its affiliates, including any person or organisation linked to the Brotherhood.

More than 2,000 have been killed in anti-coup street demonstrations and protests, as well as more than 10,000 wounded.

Nearly all of the leaders and active members of the Muslim Brotherhood have been arrested and some of them were even tortured to death inside Egyptian prisons.

Last Sunday and Monday, the Egyptian army and police killed another 57 anti-coup demonstrators and wounded hundreds.