On June 17, former President of Egypt Mohammed Morsi collapsed during an appearance in a Cairo courtroom and subsequently died of heart failure.
Mr Morsi 67, came from Egypt’s largest Islamist group, the now outlawed Muslim Brotherhood, and was elected president in 2012 in the country’s first free elections following the ouster the year before of longtime autocrat Hosni Mubarak.
Canadian Islamist and Hizb ut Tahrir advocate and activist Mazin Abdul Adhim of London, Ontario mourned Morsi’s passing in a facebook post June 17.
“Our brother Mohammed Morsi has passed away while he was in the corrupt court of the Fir’aun-wannabe of our time.
We belong to Allah and to Him we shall return
May Allah (swt) have mercy on our brother Mohammed, forgive his sins, make his grave a place of rest after all the hardship he faced, and allow him into Jannah. And may Allah (swt) give him his full due of compensation from those who oppressed him on the Day of Judgement. Ameen.”
The creed of the Muslim Brotherhood is as follows: “Allah is our objective, the prophet is our leader, Quran is our law, jihad is our way, dying in the way of Allah is our highest hope.”
The Muslim Brotherhood is outlawed in many countries, as is the political Islamist group Hizb ut Tahrir. Both of these groups operate freely in Canada.