Tag: President Al-Sisi

Contributor Post Created with Sketch. Recommended by Ricochet Members Created with Sketch. A Tale of Two Tales Following Morsi’s Death

 

Mohammad Morsi, who was elected president of Egypt leading an Islamist party, died in court late Monday. He had been deposed by the military after imposing an Islamist constitution and showing his ties to the Muslim Brotherhood more clearly. The military acted after a second wave of popular unrest showed people wanted change, but not quite the change Morsi seemed to be delivering.

France24 reports Morsi was buried Tuesday, in keeping with the custom of burial as soon after death as possible:

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I remember when I was in Egypt for a brief visit three years ago how our ambassador there, Ann Patterson, was widely held in contempt by President Al-Sisi and a wide swath of the public for her support of the Muslim Brotherhood government of Mohamed Morsi that had just been deposed by a popular reaction […]

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