Egypt demolishing Muslim Brotherhood hospital.
Egypt has begun the demolition of a new hospital built by the opposition Muslim Brotherhood for the poor in the capital over what it called the building’s ‘unsafe’ edifice.
The decisions to tear down the 250-bed Islamic Medical Association’s Central Charity Hospital built with a burgeoning budget in Cairo comes over the seven-story building’s height, officials told Reuters.
“These demolitions are being carried out on buildings higher than the expected range, raising safety concerns,” local government spokesperson Khalid Mustafa said on Thursday.
However, Egypt’s main opposition party, the Muslim Brotherhood, has accused authorities of playing politics and trying to undermine the party’s status in public.
There is a pattern developing among governments that are in opposition to Islamic groups, especially Israel, Egypt and the US. The Islamists gain popularity and power by establishing charities and social services to meet unmet needs among underserved communities. So the governments have begun attacking and attempting to dismantle the social services of the Islamist groups.