Report: Egypt's Brotherhood vows against violence after leader's arrest

By JPOST.COM STAFF
August 20, 2013 20:39




The Muslim Brotherhood in Egypt said Tuesday that it would not respond with violence to the arrest of the Islamist organizations top leader, The Washington Post reported.

Mohamed Badie, 70, was detained by Egyptian authorities at a residential apartment in Nasr City in northeast Cairo "after information came to the security apparatus locating his place of hiding," the state news agency reported.

“Our only option is the peaceful method,” the Post quoted Khaled Hanafi, secretary-general of the Freedom and Justice Party, as saying.


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