Tue Jul 9, 2013 3:27PM
By Finian Cunningham
However, the cold-blooded mass murder this week by the Egyptian army puts paid to any notion that it is acting as a progressive, benign force. Nor is the military-appointed judge, Adly Mansour, acting as a custodian of the Egypt’s pro-democracy movement. The unelected Mansour has subsequently announced new personal powers in drawing up of a new constitution and, along with the military junta enforcing his office, he will oversee the calling of parliamentary and presidential elections, to be held sometime up to a year from now.”
The massacre this week in Cairo of more than 50 men, women and children by the Egyptian army shatters any illusions that the military is operating to promote national unity and progress towards democracy.
Reports and video footage indicate the Egyptian army embarked on a deliberate shoot-to-kill slaughter of a civilian protest gathered outside the Rabaa…
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