. Deposed Egyptian president, Muhammad Mursi, was detained at a military facility with his top aides after the army announced its fall, said a senior member of the Muslim Brotherhood, Thursday (07/04/2013).
and the whole team president is under house arrest at the Republican
Presidential Guards Club," said Gehad El-Haddad, the son of a top aide
Mursi, told AFP. Haddad's father, namely Essam El-Haddad, who is widely seen as the right hand Mursi, was among those detained.
A military spokesman did not respond to requests to ensure containment Mursi. So far, it is not immediately clear whether the ousted president would then be allowed to go.
The assistant principal Mursi have their cell phones turned off. A
number of other presidential aides were separated from the Mursi since
morning saying that they had lost communication with their leaders. Mursi had previously been in his office at the headquarters of the Republican Guard, before he was transferred.
a police general, told AFP that security forces attempted to arrest the
leaders of the Muslim Brotherhood movement that supports Mursi. Police
have arrested Saad al-Katatni, head of the Freedom and Justice Party,
party supporters Mursi, and Rashad Bayoumi, deputy supreme builder
Muslim Brotherhood, the general said.
few hours after announcing the fall of Mursi, the military canceled the
constitution and appoint the Chairman of the Supreme Court as interim
president of Egypt.
countries called on all parties in Egypt to show restraint and a quick
return to democracy after the military ousted the Islamist President
Mohammed Mursi, Wednesday (07/03/2013). The
report mentions that developed, after being deposed, Mursi and his top
aides have been detained by the military under house arrest.
Egypt's military insists that his actions were a response to massive demonstrations demanding the overthrow of Mursi. Mursi
army ousted after a week of bloodshed that killed nearly 50 people at
the country's millions of people took to the streets to demand an end to
the turbulent years of the Mursi. Adly Mansour, Chief Justice, has also been appointed as interim president.
West expressed anxiety over the fact that the leader of Egypt's first
democratically elected had overthrown a year after he seized power.
President Barack Obama said he was "very concerned" and urged the
overthrow of Egypt's Mursi to quickly return to a civilian government
elected by the people. "We
believe that ultimately the future of Egypt can only be determined by
the Egyptian people," Obama said in a statement after an emergency talks
at the White House with his top aides. "However,
we are very concerned by the decision of the Egyptian Armed Forces are
getting rid of President Mursi and suspending the constitution of
the reaction continued, Obama said he had ordered a review of the legal
implications for U.S. assistance to Egypt after the military dropped
the elected leaders. Last May, Washington renew annual aid worth 1.3 billion dollars to Egypt.
Meanwhile, Head of EU Foreign Policy Catherine Ashton condemned the bloodshed and called for an immediate return to democracy. "I
urge all parties to quickly return to the democratic process, including
holding presidential and parliamentary elections are free and fair and
the approval will be a constitution," he said.
expressed hope that the transitional government that was announced by
the new regime to be fully inclusive and that human rights and the rule
of law must be respected. "I
condemn all acts of violence, offered condolences to the families of
the victims, and urged the security forces to do everything in their
power to protect the lives and welfare of the Egyptian people," Ashton
Britain also expressed concern over the latest developments. "The
situation is clearly dangerous and we call on all parties to exercise
restraint and avoid violence," said Foreign Secretary William Hague. "England
did not support military intervention as a means to resolve disputes in
a democratic system," Hague said in a statement. He called for "early and fair elections in which all parties can take part, and a government led by civilians."
But the Saudi king, Abdullah, on Wednesday, praising the military intervention and congratulate interim president, Mansour. "We
ask God to help you bear the responsibility to achieve the expectations
of our brothers in Egypt," Abdullah said in his message.
The Indonesian government is very concerned about the situation related in Egypt. During
this time, the Indonesian government expects that the process of
democratic transition in Egypt to run well, orderly, and peaceful.
the situation in Egypt may soon recover and the process of
democratization as you wish and hope of the nation and the people of
Egypt will continue to roll," said Foreign Minister Marty Natalegawa in a
press release on Thursday (07/04/2013).
appealed to all Indonesian citizens in Egypt comply with local laws,
avoid places of mass gathering, and do not involve themselves in the
internal affairs of Egypt. It also has instructed the Embassy in Cairo to always be ready to provide assistance and protection necessary for the citizen.
reported, the Egyptian military eventually overthrew the country's
first president to be democratically elected, Muhammad Mursi, Wednesday
(03/07/2013) night. Egyptian Chief Justice is appointed as interim leader.
few hours after announcing the fall of Mursi, the military canceled the
constitution and appoint the Chief Justice of Egypt as interim
president. Mursi is being held at the Ministry of Defence.
armed forces chief, Gen. Abdul Fattah al-Sisi, announced the suspension
of the constitution and called for early presidential elections
convening the first country to get rid of leaders elected by popular
vote, Muhammad Mursi.
The following quotes by General al-Sisi as broadcast live on state television:
"In the name of Allah, the Merciful, the Compassionate., O people of Egypt are great!
Armed forces can not simply turn a blind eye and deaf ear to the movement that has been calling the people of Egypt. They play a very patriotic and not political.
army itself is still and will continue to be the first to express our
desire to remain at a distance from the political world.
armed forces have realized that the Egyptian people are calling for us
to support them-actually do not think we have the power, but we have a
duty to perform public service and ensure the protection of their
That is the message that the armed forces have been received from around the urban centers and villages in Egypt. "
that speech, General Side Mursi also said that the president failed to
meet the deadline given by the military to resolve the crisis.
In addition, he also said there are several action plans to run again while waiting for the election of a new president.
The action plans include the termination of temporary constitution and presidential elections should be accelerated.
steps should be taken to empower young people and integrate them into
state institutions so that they can be partners in the decision making
process at various levels of executive authority.
addition, a media charter of honor should be designed to ensure the
freedom of the media, set the professionalism, credibility and
neutrality, for the advancement of the interests of the homeland of
Further he states:
with this appeal to the people of Egypt, to ensure peace and avoid
violent demonstrations as it only causes further tension and bloodshed
they are innocent.
armed forces troops, police, and courts for major national roles and
their sacrifice will continue to maintain the safety and security of
May God protect Egypt and the great people that noble. Greetings to you all. "