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Egypt PM proposes Muslim Brotherhood ban


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Egypt PM proposes Muslim Brotherhood ban

Egyptian Prime Minister Hazem el-Beblawi is considering dissolving of the Muslim Brotherhood, the country’s biggest political organisation.

According to a government spokesman, Beblawi submitted a proposal to Egypt’s Minister of Social Affairs.

The department responsible for non-governmental organisations is said to be studying the proposal.

Under the plan, the Muslim Brotherhood would be legally disbanded. Several prominent members have already been arrested.

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People begin to leave Cairo's al-Fath mosque