Frederick Douglass

"Power concedes nothing without a demand. It never did, and it never will. Find out just what people will submit to, and you have found out the exact amount of injustice and wrong which will be imposed upon them..." Frederick Douglass

Saturday, July 16, 2011

Egypt military: No protesters, citizens of thought ever tried in military court

CAIRO: The head of Egypt’s military judiciary committee Alaa al-Morsy said on Friday that the military trials are proceeding according to the law. He added in comments to the MENA news agency that no “revolutionary” or “thinker” had been imprisoned as a result.

In denying that protesters or citizens of conscious had been tried, he said that “there haven’t been any trials of any revolutionary or a peaceful protester inside the military courts.”

Al-Morsy continued to say that the armed forces fully respects freedom of expression “as long as it is within the law.”