Islamists protest for sharia as Egypt debates constitution

Islamist Egyptian protesters attend a demonstration by hundreds of Salafists for the enforcement of Islamic sharia law at Tahrir Square in CairoCAIRO (Reuters) – Thousands of Islamists rallied in Cairo on Friday to demand immediate introduction of sharia and called on President Mohamed Mursi to resist opposition to Islamic law. Islamists, Liberals and non-Islamists have locked horns over what civic freedoms women, Christians and minority groups will enjoy under a new constitution being drafted by an Islamist-dominated panel. The constitution is supposed to become the cornerstone of democratic transition after the uprising that ousted Hosni Mubarak last year. …




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