Egypt moves to dissolve Muslim Brotherhood NGO
CAIRO — Egypt’s army-backed government will dissolve the Muslim Brotherhood as a nongovernmental organisation (NGO) within days, a newspaper reported on Friday, a decision that would press a crackdown on deposed President Mohamed Mursi’s movement. The move applies to the NGO registered by the Brotherhood in March in response to a lawsuit that argued the group had no legal status. It would mark a mostly symbolic legal blow to Mr Mursi’s group as the authorities round up its members in the harshest crackdown in decades.
"The minister’s decision has in fact been issued but it will be announced at the start of next week in a press conference," it said. Mr Mahana could not be reached for comment.
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