Revolution in Egypt: My interview with the grandson of the founder of the Muslim Brotherhood – February 20, 2011

Dr. Hani Ramadan is an author and the director of the Islamic Center in Geneva, Switzerland where he also works as an Imam. He is the grandson of Hassan al-Banna, the founder of the Muslim Brotherhood and the older brother of Tariq Ramadan, a well known controversial intellectual. Hani’s father, Said Ramadan was a prominent figure in the Muslim Brotherhood in Egypt before he was exiled by Gamal Abdul Nasser in 1954. While his brother Tariq is often accused by his critics of practicing double talk, Hani is seen as a straight talker who never shies away from controversy. In 2002 Hani Ramadan created much controversy in Europe after he wrote an article in the French paper “Le Monde” defending stoning for adulterers. I was able to speak with him last week and asked him to share his thoughts on the recent events in Egypt.

See full interview on Eurasia Review

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