Interview: Alber Saber Blasts Egyptian Regime

December 20, 2012

From the Associated Press:

Saber, wearing a black tracksuit that hung off of his slight frame, told the AP that he believes the Muslim Brotherhood used him as an example — and as a means of warning those who oppose their Islamist ideology that alternate views will not be tolerated.

"They are no different from the former regime," said Saber of President Mohammed Morsi's Muslim Brotherhood-dominated government.

"The weapons have changed, but they are both oppressive regimes," he said, explaining that while the Mubarak government relied on a network of security agencies to stifle dissent, the Brotherhood mobilizes an equally well-organized network of followers to carry out similar efforts to repress opposition to the Islamist-led government.

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