Egyptian activist to Obama: Stop Supporting the Muslim Brotherhood

December 8, 2011 05:59

Egyptian political activist Cynthia Farahat says the administration “should stop supporting the Muslim Brotherhood. The founders of Hamas and al qaeda are not moderate and they should not be engaged in talks with them.” … “They [Muslim Brotherhood] should be on the list of terrorist organizations”

In a Q&A session, Rep. Joe Pitts asked Egyptian political activist Cynthia Farahat a question about US policy toward her country.

Ms. Farahat testifies before the Tom Lantos Human Rights Commission in the House of Representatives. Reps. Frank Wolf and James McDermott presented “Under Threat: The Worsening Plight of Egypt’s Coptic Christians.” Other witnesses included Kathy Fitzpatrick (Deputy Assistant Secretary, Bureau of Democracy, Human Rights, and Labor, U.S. Department of State); Nina Shea (Director, Center for Religious Freedom, Hudson Institute); Dina Guirguis (Member, Egyptian American Rule of Law Association); Adel Guindy (President, Coptic Solidarity International); and Raymond Ibrahim (Middle East specialist and Associate fellow, Middle East Forum).

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