PARIS – Chairman of the Middle East Center for Studies in Paris (CEMO) Abdel Rahim Ali said Monday that the Muslim Brotherhood considers democracy as a one-way road to power.
Muslim Brotherhood founder Hassan al-Banna, he said, incorporated violence in the ideology of his organization as a means for reaching power.
He accused al-Banna at a conference organized by the CEMO in French capital Paris on the dangers posed by the thinking of the Muslim Brotherhood on Western societies and values of being responsible for terrorist operations staged by the Brotherhood in Egypt at present, even as he died a long time ago.
Al-Banna, he said, issued several controversial edicts against Christians, especially when it came to their right to construct their own churches.
Titled “The Danger of Muslim Brotherhood’s Thoughts on Western Values”, the conference is attended by the members of CEMO’s Consulting Committee.
Those attending included international counterterrorism experts Roland Jacquard and Richard Labeviere.
They also included journalists Atmane Tazaghart and Ian Hamel, who are focused on covering terrorist and takfiri groups.
A host of Arab and European public figures is also attending the event.