Neighbors / Back to square one

16.11.2011                      19.Cheschwan. 5772

Ägypten:

Neighbors / Back to square one

Cairo protesters are threatening to return to Tahrir if the military council doesn't rescind a paper that would enshrine the army with supreme power over the country.

At the Tura prison near Cairo, where many of the leaders of the previous Egyptian regime are now jailed, a young revolutionary is also being incarcerated.
Alaa Abdel-Fattah, 30, one of Egypt's veteran bloggers, was taken for interrogation at the end of October by the military government on suspicion that he had incited to, and participated in, violent demonstrations next to the television building. Abdel-Fattah, the son of two political activists – the lawyer, Ahmed Seif, and Laila Souief, a mathematics lecturer at Cairo University – was jailed before in 2006….