News Brief 10/14/2013, Cheshvan 10, 5774
'Israeli Mind Control' Behind Cleric's Controversial Comments
Brain implants? Mind-control?
It may seem like the stuff of science fiction, but for at least one Egyptian celebrity it is the only reasonable explanation for comments made by a Muslim Brotherhood-linked preacher last July, following the ouster of President Mohammed Morsi by the Egyptian army.
During a phone interview with Al Jazeera, Sheikh Yusuf Al Qaradawi attacked the Egyptian military over the scores of pro-Morsi protesters killed or denied medical attention by the armed forces, declaring that the army was "worse than Israel."