soldiers provided security for the March 19 referendum
Sinai residents released from prisons
“You are like someone reaching the moon through this revolution, and then settling for an order of kabab and kofta.”
– Writer Mohamed Hassanein Heikal, ONTV and Dream, March 22, on the referendum results.
“The slogan ‘Islam is the Solution’ is the greatest guarantee for the Coptic rights in Egypt because it ensures a civil state and a peaceful transition of authority.”
— Senior Muslim Brotherhood member Saad El-Hoseiny, March 24, Al-Masry Al-Youm.
FROZEN, the assets of former President Hosni Mubarak and his family by the European Union
AWARDED, the Guardian Journalism Award to founding editor of Al-Dostour newspaper Ibrahim Eissa.
ABSTAINED, the Criminal Court from trying the corruption case against of steel mogul Ahmed Ezz, because of family ties between a member of the court and one of Ezz’s lawyers.
The case will be reassigned to a different jurisdiction.
ARRESTED, former member of Parliament Abd El Nasser El Gabry is being accused for plotting the events of Black Wednesday.
RELEASED, Tarek and Aboud El Zomor, who were imprisoned for 30 years for assassinating late president Anwar El Sadat.