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Ahrar movement claims military rule never stopped in Egypt

The Ahrar movement claims that none of the goals of Egypt’s January 25 Revolution have been achieved and vows to continue the struggle.
Islamist protesters and activists from the "Ahrar movement" hold a banner of detained fellow demonstrators during a protest supporting them, against the Interior Ministry and members of the Brotherhood in front of the prosecutor-general's office in Cairo April 11, 2013. The demonstrators say the detainees were arrested during protests on April 9 outside Mansoura College. REUTERS/Amr Abdallah Dalsh (EGYPT - Tags: POLITICS CIVIL UNREST CRIME LAW) - RTXYHKW
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Although the Ahrar movement terrorized Egyptian security services until President Mohammed Morsi was toppled, it has been conspicuously absent from the demonstrations that followed Morsi’s ouster. During that period, the movement organized only two demonstrations, which resulted in the killing of six of its members and the arrest of dozens of influential activists. One of these, Ahmed Arafa, was recently sentenced to life in prison.

Six months after Morsi’s deposition, Ahrar members are back on the scene, vowing to overthrow the current regime and demonstrate in Tahrir Square on the upcoming anniversary of the January 25 Revolution whatever the cost, according to a recent statement by the movement.

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