1. “We’re pro-democracy” said Ahmed Eleman, a former advisor to the team of deposed president Muhammed Mursi and the rally’s organizer. (in Toronto)
2. Stopped by police and branded a paedophile… for hiking with my son: WILL SELF reveals moment an innocent ramble became a nightmarish tale of modern Britain.
(On the EDL Blogtalk broadcasts I have done, I often mention the problem of letting everyone in to a nation, then making everyone a suspect, hence, the birth of totalitarianism. This is a great example)
“If I were the secretary-general of the OIC, I would invite all member countries to adopt a joint position against the coup in Egypt and to stand against these killings,” Bozda? said in an interview with Kanal 24 this morning.
(So now we know.)
5. Taffy in Canada advises us that “There are 40000 UK citizens[passports] in Egypt as of two days ago. I expect we will see many of them hold themselves hostage to force an international response.” I think this is an interesting observation. We must watch to see if this highly observable prediction comes to pass. It’s reasonable to think it will.
(Well? What are you waiting for? Get a knife or a gun or a rock or the guy next to you and ‘martyr’ yourselves. It would be the first islamic action I would be cheering on with beer and sausages)
“In the Algerian civil war there were 100,000 people who died. We are ready to pay the same price,” a young Islamist said on the streets of Cairo. He has already internalized the Brotherhood’s logic of martyrdom. “The Koran is our constitution. Jihad is our way. Dying for God is our most noble desire.”
In part, I agree.