While President Obama and other political leaders meekly call for a peaceful transition from Morsi’s rule to civilian control guided by the military, there are indications that a violent struggle might occur between the Egyptian Army and the Muslim Brotherhood.
— Ayman Mohyeldin (@AymanM) July 3, 2013
Al Jazeera Arabic confirms that army entered Al Jazeera office in Cairo and arrested staff.
— TheSwedishConnection (@ibnkafka) July 3, 2013
— Sarah Leah Whitson (@sarahleah1) July 4, 2013
I spent a huge chunk of my career covering Mubarak's clampdowns on MB, their long years in prison. Shocked at specter of repeat.
— Amira Howeidy (@amirahoweidy) July 4, 2013
I'm not going to tweet much, but: today I saw civilians, Morsi supporters, shot with semi-automatic fire, and a few hundred meters away 1/2
— Tom Dale (@tom_d_) July 3, 2013
Mounting Confrontations between Muslim brotherhood and police & army in Alexandria do not bode well for Cairo and Egypt
— Marwan Bishara (@marwanbishara) July 3, 2013
Reports that several police stations burned down in Minya, kirdasa, dabaa and marsa matrouh. #egyptcoup
— Omar Ashour (@DrOmarAshour) July 3, 2013
Oppression of journalists, mass arrests, and indiscriminate attacks harken back to former Egyptian President Hosni Mubarak’s dictatorship. Will members of the Egyptian army restrain themselves or start a new era of tyranny?