The death of Makram Mohamed Ahmed divides the Egyptians … the “military” horn of all ages, which Morsi attacked on the air A nation tweets out of tune


Egyptian media announced today, Thursday, the death of the well-known Egyptian writer and journalist, Makram Mohamed Ahmed, one of the symbols of the Sisi regime who supported it and who had a prominent role in supporting the coup against the late President Mohamed Morsi in the media.

And Makram Mohamed Ahmed died, at the age of 86, after a short struggle with illness, according to the official Egyptian Middle East News Agency.

After the announcement of his death, a hashtag bearing his name was issued the list of the most frequently used Prime Time Zone on Twitter and Google’s search engine in Egypt.

Divergent views of Egyptians following the death of Buq Al Askar Makram Muhammad Ahmed

As the opinions of the tweeters differed about Makram, some of them saw him as a capable national and professional symbol.

Some of them criticized him for supporting wrong policies and for his contribution to stifling media institutions and the press in Egypt.

Former parliamentarian and prominent Egyptian politician Mamdouh Ismail wrote, commenting on his death: “Makram Muhammad Ahmad, a writer and journalist, has perished, and the trumpet of tyrants. Oh God, treat him with justice.”

While another activist writer attacking the late Makram: “The man of the regime was loyal to him, he served him more in falsehood than he served him in truth. He was the enemy of democracy, and he saw the dictatorial regime as a stabilizing factor for the state.

While activists circulated an old clip of the late President Mohamed Morsi, in which he attacks Makram Muhammad Ahmed, and a number of symbols of the Mubarak regime, on the air.

At the time, Morsi launched a sharp attack on Makram, who wanted to “ride the January Revolution” and claim fake heroics.

The wife of the writer Makram Mohamed Ahmed reveals the details

Mrs. Rawia, the wife of the late Egyptian journalist Makram Mohamed Ahmed, revealed that her husband died today after a struggle with illness. Where he has suffered a low hemoglobin level in the blood since past months.

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The wife of the late writer explained to the Egyptian newspaper, Al-Watan, that her husband was hospitalized more than two weeks ago, before it deteriorated. His health condition and he goes into the intensive care room on ventilators, until his soul overflowed to its innocent this morning.

Mrs. Rawia expressed her deep sadness at the death of her late husband, and expressed great emotion for his departure and his loss in those blessed days of Ramadan.

This morning, the journalist, Makram Muhammad Ahmed, former head of the Supreme Council for Media, died at the age of 85, after a struggle with illness.

Military horn of all time

The late journalist was known for his strong support for the late Egyptian President Hosni Mubarak.

In 2017, Abdel Fattah El-Sisi appointed him Chairman of the Supreme Council for Media Regulation.

He held the position until 2020, following statements in which he criticized the Media Department in Egypt, calling for the promotion of freedom of the press and expression, so he was dismissed.

Makram Muhammad Ahmed had a large presence in union work, as he won the seat of the Syndicate of Journalists 4 times, and held the position of Secretary General of the Union of Arab Journalists.

Who is Makram Mohammed Ahmed?

It is noteworthy that Makram Muhammad was born on June 25, 1935.

His journalistic career spanned more than 60 years, starting after obtaining a Bachelor of Arts in Philosophy, Cairo University, in 1957.

Makram began his journalistic work as an editor at Al-Akhbar newspaper and then as director of Al-Ahram office in Damascus from 1959-1960.

Then he worked as a military correspondent in Yemen in 1976.

The late journalist also took over the head of the press investigations department in Al-Ahram.

Then he progressed until he reached the position of assistant editor-in-chief and then director of editing “Al-Ahram” during the period from 1973 to 1983.

Then he would chair the board of directors of Dar Al-Hilal and chair the editor-in-chief of Al-Musawwar magazine

Among Makram Muhammad Ahmad’s most prominent books are “A Book on Yemen,” “The Revolution in Southern Arabia,” and “Conversations with the Israelis”.

Membership in the Shura Council

Makram has served as a member of the Shura Council for four consecutive terms. As for his last stop, he assumed the position of the first president of the Supreme Council for Media Regulation.

A decision was issued to form it in April 2017. The Supreme Council for Media Regulation mourned Makram Muhammad Ahmed.

The council said, in a statement, that “Egypt lost Egypt a patriotic writer and a great value, who spent his life in the service of the Egyptian press, and participated in the battles of the homeland. During difficult periods throughout his journalistic history, which places him at the forefront of sincere writers and thinkers who have stood in support of the Egyptian state.

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