REPORT: Muslim Brotherhood Leader Calls For ‘Martyrdom’ To End Egypt Protests

Egypt’s ruling Muslim Brotherhood has reportedly stepped up its rhetoric against the protesters demonstrating to oust President Mohammed Morsi. According to Agence France-Presse, an unnamed Muslim Brotherhood “leader” called on the group’s members to use “martyrdom” to stop the escalating anti-Morsi protests. 

 

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