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Egypt criminalizes dishonoring anthem, flag
Associated Press ^ | May 31, 2014 12:24 PM EDT | Sarah El Deeb

Posted on 05/31/2014 10:05:58 AM PDT by Olog-hai

Egypt’s outgoing interim president issued a decree making dishonoring the Egyptian flag or not standing for the national anthem a criminal offense, punishable by sentences of up to one year in prison and a fine of more than $4,000, his spokesman said Saturday.

Presidential spokesman Ihab Badawi told reporters the decree states that the national anthem and flag are “symbols of the state that must be respected and treated with veneration.” …

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TOPICS: Local News
KEYWORDS: egypt; ihabbadawi; rop

1 posted on 05/31/2014 10:05:59 AM PDT by Olog-hai
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To: Olog-hai
How about clasping hands during the Pledge of Allegiance? Should we make that illegal or should we allow dopes like this puke to "show his hand?v


2 posted on 05/31/2014 10:16:51 AM PDT by MeshugeMikey ( "Never, never, never give up". Winston Churchill)
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Rand Slams Congress for Funding Egypt's Generals: 'How Does Your Conscience Feel Now?'
Sen. Rand Paul is hammering his fellow senators for keeping billions in financial aid flowing to Egypt's military -- even as Cairo's security forces massacre anti-government activists. [by "anti-government activists" is meant church-burning Christian-murdering jihadists]
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3 posted on 06/01/2014 4:26:45 PM PDT by SunkenCiv (https://secure.freerepublic.com/donate/)
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To: AdmSmith; AnonymousConservative; Berosus; bigheadfred; Bockscar; cardinal4; ColdOne; ...

Thanks Olog-hai.


4 posted on 06/01/2014 4:26:48 PM PDT by SunkenCiv (https://secure.freerepublic.com/donate/)
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