People tend to talk about (or even criticize) things without knowing the history of things.
The following is from the book "My Third Year In Prison" by Mustafa Amin (co-founder of Akhbar AL Youm News agency in Egypt in 1945). He wrote it while he was imprisoned after the 1967 defeat by the Israelis...
Talking about Hassan Al Houdibi's (one of the former Ikhwan leaders) experience in the political prison :
Talking about arrests and torture (while arresting people):
Mustafa Amin concludes:
I think as reasonable people (as most of us say they are), we need to understand that these people (the Ikhwan and political detainees) were humiliated more than anyone else in this country. Yet, they still stand.
At least lets respect them for what they've been through.
Mood: hopeful ...