Egypt's highest prosecutor on Thursday called for the release of political prisoners who were held during the rule of the now embattled Muslim Brotherhood but the official spokesperson for the Islamist movement warned that Egypt was on the brink of becoming a "police state" after the arrest of its leader hours earlier. — Reuters

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Khalid
July 5, 2013 5:30 pm

I would rather have a police state rather tahn the islamists running around with guns as if they are in a jungle 1000 years ago.

sajjad khan
July 6, 2013 1:49 am

Everything going according to plan as Hilary and military commander Tantavi discussed right after democratic victory of Mursi. Country is going to be looking more or less like Pakistan with autocracies, dynasties, democracies and coup.

Hussain Akbari
July 6, 2013 2:05 pm

@Khalid: I fully agree with Mr. Khalid. No no please no Islamists as they are today. See what is happening all around.

Javed Hashmey
July 6, 2013 10:17 pm

And it wasnt a police state 3 days ago when the police was beating up anti-Morsi protesters

Liberal
July 7, 2013 11:12 am

@Khalid: Shame on you! Did u mean the time of Sahaba?

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