Each day, we hear about the achievements of protestors at Rabaa El Adaweya sit-in. They built bathrooms in the streets as well as a theater for entertainment. Furthermore, they built fortifications in order to defend their holy land and prevent “the enemies” from reaching their camps. Those protestors are willing to defend their sit-in and to sacrifice even the minors they kidnapped from orphans’ shelters and women who seek martyrdom in order to please God as they were told in that sit-ins.
Almost a month ahead on 9/11/2013 it will be the 12th. memorial of the WTC attack! WTC short for World Trade Centre, as we all remember four commercial passenger aircraft were used as directed bombs towards the twine towers of WTC and other targets causing thousands of deaths huge fires lead to the collapse of the WTC!
There is no doubt that we now live in big chaos. Islamic groups are burning the churches, killing the innocent people, destroying shops, and swearing to do more and continue to burn all of Egypt just because of Morsi.
Let's think in the following way: suppose that the 3 of July was a coup, does that mean the whole country deserves to be burned? Because of Dr. Morsi and the Chair of Presidency? Does that mean more than 20 churches deserve to be burned and Copts murdered for no reason?
Allow me Lieutenant General to express my opinion on a sensitive issue related to Egypt’s future.
It was an initiative from the people that launched the 25 January revolution, just like the revolution in 1919, and all of us are proud of this. We toppled an unjust regime under which people had suffered from need, corruption, and oppression.
Upon returning from a two-week trip abroad, the level of hatred towards the Muslim Brotherhood that I found in every person I spoke to is unprecedented and shocking. From the moment I boarded the plane in New York until I left the airport in Cairo there was a constant theme to every small talk conversation I engaged in, from the air stewardess to the customs official: a complete loss of patience and lack of any kind of compassion towards the Brotherhood and their supporters. The continued marches, the sieges of neighbourhoods and the blockage of roads on daily basis during Ramadan, a month during which any street activity during is unacceptable to the general population, has unleashed the inner fascist in many Cairenes.
Egypt has rarely been a happy hunting ground for urban planners, and right now Cairo is a frightening beast, each day growing larger, louder, dirtier and more unstable. It’s a city bursting at the seams; having developed wildly beyond its infrastructure thresholds, its basic foundations are creaking under immense strain.
It appears that the second transitional phase – which began after 30 June – is already beginning to stumble, threatening to intensify civil strife in Egypt and push the nation to the edge of a destructive civil war.
Time come and have to write again my weekly article and the view today is really scary and dark so let us say I have to blow the warning bells after a full month of the wonderful uprising of the Egyptian ego the love of Egypt when the absolute majority of Egyptians stood up saying we love Egypt! The 30th. June 2013 was the memorable blessed day reminding us all that God really blessed Egypt with its people!
As pressure mounts in Egypt, and protests are not ceasing, we have to take a closer look at the role this political divide is playing in the lives of the Copts living through this.
As we know, 10% of the population is Christian, which means we are gravely outnumbered. Now this would be all fine if we weren’t the first to be targeted when hardships plague the country. Threats of burning churches, setting fire to people, and suicide bombing for maximum destruction are all examples of what Pro-Morsi protestors are preaching.
Arab people feel proud that the great Arab country of Egypt is now having a great leader who is its Defence Minister Abdul Fatah al-Sisi. This man is the new Nasser of Egypt who takes his steps very carefully.
People in Alexandria fought a fierce battle against the terrorist group of the Muslim Brotherhood on Friday, 5 July 2013. This battle lasted from 3:00 PM to 1:00 AM, till the Brotherhood were completely defeated and flew the neighborhood of Sidi Gaber. However, this battle showed a big difference between the Egyptians and the Muslim Brotherhood concerning how both deal with women.
I do not talk usually about a special treatment or affirmative action for the Copts. Yet, they suffer now from threats, intimidation and even killing. Here, we should stop to think. The Islamists have decided to take revenge of the Copts; however, they have done nothing.
After the Revolution on the 25th of January, all Egyptians accused Mubarak’s regime for the persecution of the Copts, especially of Al-Quddisen Church in Alexandria. We figured out, however, that during the Revolution, there were many sectarian events going on. A church was destroyed by Muslims, and another one burned by Muslims too. We then figured out that the only possible reason was the ex-regime, and also the culture of hatred that exists in this community.
Few days a ago Egypt and Egyptians were invited to re-call the 30th. Of June stand up and once again Egyptians proved to be real Egyptians the ascendant of Pharaohs! On 26th. Of July 1952 Ex-Egyptian King who in proud and dignity gave up his throne to spare Egyptian Blood from being shed and left Egypt forever! As usual Muslim Brotherhood who were the enemy No. 1 of Nasser would not spare a single occasion to discriminate him passing by, and they decided to spoil this memorable occasion announcing an important stand up on that day to spoil the day on Egyptians however, in a smart move General Abd El Fatah El Sissi turned the tables on MB heads when he requested Egyptian People's authority to face violence and terrorism!
33 million Egyptians demonstrated on June 30, 2013, in order to topple the government of the Muslim Brotherhood. This was clearly an Egyptian revolution. According to the most basic rules of democracy, this large number of people in the largest demonstration in history against the regime was very enough to put an end to this g
overnment. However, this is not the case in Egypt under the rule of the Muslim Brotherhood who struggled for 80 years to be in power and would have never left it so easy.
It is not true that the Arab Spring of demolition has started when Mohamed Bou Azizi burned himself alive leading many regimes in North Africa and the Middel East to meet their destiny. Here, I don't want to defend the bad governors including Mubarak whom were abandoned by the Americans when his people revolted against him.
Weeks have passed since the great uprising of June 30 took place, in which the Egyptian people could ger rid of the Muslim Brotherhood who cause a lot of damage to Egypt in just one year in power. Such damage was not even caused by the English occupation for Egypt in 72 years.
The huge attack against the Egyptian revolution of June 30 by foreign media has many reasons that has nothing to do with Egypt. In Canada, a CNN report was aired and conveyed the message that the Egyptian people has chosen Mohamed Morsy through fair elections and what happened in June 30 is but a military coup. This is what leaders of the Muslim Brotherhood; Essam el-Erian, Mohamed el-Beltagy, and Essam al-Haddad have tried to say.
On 30th. Of June People of Egypt stood up and since no body SAT!
In fact there where not out there on the 30th. But preparations for that day started way ahead almost 2 months prior to that announced day some young people like this guy in the picture M. Mahmoud Badr and several other young Egyptian people who stood on 25th. January 2011 who lost dear friends or family or just co-citizens of the same beloved country Egypt upon the bloody events to took place more than once in more than a place and Egyptian Blood Was Shed!
In the coming few days, even months, we will be facing a huge challenge. This challenge is not confronting the Islamic Current, but confronting terrorism. These terrorists will not hesitate to do anything including bombing, killing, or even assassination in return getting back the ruling power. Here is a question: did a terrorist group govern us? Do Egyptians trust terrorists to rule Egypt, and if so why and how did we allow that to happen?
Picture of the ousted president Mohamed Morsy hanged on Al-Aqsa Mosque during Friday prayers in Jerusalem should have raised the anger and resentment of the Palestinians. Furthermore, what a shame to hang this picture of an ousted president that his people overthrew in such a holy place!
The Light of the Desert-Documentary on St Macarius Monastery, Egypt