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| February 6, 2011 at 08:21 am
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When President Hosni Mubarek of Egypt began his relationship with President Barack Obama in 2008, the main topic on their agenda was primarily human rights; the human rights of the people. Their first public explanation explained that Egypt was at a crossroads in history whereby the people were looking for a new form of government and Obama suggested change. One of Mubarek's biggest opposition forces were the members of the Muslim Brotherhood and they were growing stronger. During this time Mubarek insisted that he planned to fire all of the cabinet members and would help to transition his government for a newer and better system, providing democracy to the people. In June 2009, Obama held a conference for Muslims in Cairo during his meeting with Mubarek which emphasized human rights for the people of Egypt. He was assured then by Mubarek that he would make every effort to follow through on his promises which Obama insisted he “had to do.” What soon followed afterward was a firing of Mubarek's cabinet members and a re-hiring of staff which included the ex-member of his cabinet, Omar Suleiman, who was now appointed as Vice President. This was the turning point and the “straw that broke the camel’s back” for those seeking democratic change. The Egyptian people felt betrayed by Mubarek’s appointments and soon began to organize a rally to demonstrate protests with petitioners demanding a fairer government where elections included the people’s right to vote. Today, the Secretary General, Amr Moussa of the Arab League gave his comments to Christiana Amanpour on “Roundtable from Cairo,” a special for ABC television. “I expect that the Arab world in 2-5 years will be totally different ” he said, giving his opinion of the current transition initiated by last week’s violent uprising in the streets of Cairo. The uprising or revolt was unexpected by the rest of the world and during the beginning stages of a chaotic disturbance, the Egyptian state television stations tried very hard to keep the real story from surfacing on the news. They showed films of Tahrir Square which had no demonstrators and was left totally vacant, when actually it was filled with men, women and children screaming, fighting and running in all different directions. They set fires and destroyed buildings and looted stores. Two very well-known female news reporters gave their resignations during this time period and soon after the true story of an Egyptian crisis soon began to plaster media all over foreign news television and the internet. Many people were injured or killed. The demands of the people were presented to President Mubarek almost immediately. They demanded his resignation and wanted him to leave the country. Within a few days he agreed not to run for re-election this September but that did not satisfy the people. Three young Arab women were interviewed on tv and told American reporters that they wanted "opportunity." They told the news that they wanted to become "engineers, scientists and doctors." Another woman was very angry and told Anderson Cooper - an American news anchor that “not running for re-election was not good enough.” She wanted him to leave Egypt immediately and so did many of the demonstrators around her. Now, the Brotherhood of Muslims made public statements to give their views on this tumultuous situation because they are going to meet with Vice President Suleiman for talks about the changes in government. Egypt's top opposition group Muslim Brotherhood said Sunday it will start landmark talks with authorities as senior members of President Hosni Mubarak's ruling party quit and Washington lobbied for a quick power transition.
Keeping in mind the interests of the nation and its institutions and concerned about preserving the country's independence ...we decided to begin talks to see up to what point they are ready to accept the demands of the people Muslim Brotherhood official