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Egypt Loses Its Humanity In Military Campaign

Many young Egyptian revolutionaries reject both the Muslim Brotherhood and the military.
Bodies of protesters who support ousted Egyptian President Mohamed Mursi, killed during clashes, are seen inside a mosque in Ramses Square in Cairo, August 16, 2013. Protests by supporters of ousted Islamist President Mohamed Mursi turned violent across Egypt on Friday, with witnesses reporting four dead in central Cairo and at least 12 killed in northern cities as the Muslim Brotherhood staged a "Day of Rage". REUTERS/Mohamed Abd El Ghany (E

As the Egyptian army tries to win the hearts and minds of the people with their "fight against terrorism" campaign, the Muslim Brotherhood and its supporters are with each passing day being pushed increasingly against the wall. A number of Egyptians who reject the army as well as the Muslim Brotherhood accuse army supporters of having lost their humanity and the Egyptian media of misleading Egyptians.

The young revolutionary Amr Nazeer, 23, had to bury two of his cousins within a couple of days. They had gone to the Muslim Brotherhood protests to check on the bodies of relatives who had been shot during clashes. One of them was nowhere near the protesters when a bullet struck him in the head. When Nazeer returned to work after the funerals, he heard people saying that those “Muslim Brotherhood terrorists” all deserve to die.

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