Skip to comments.Egyptian Democracy? Morsiís New Constitution Remains
Posted on 07/27/2013 12:10:17 AM PDT by Olog-hai
Adly Mansour, Egypts Interim President, has chosen to begin Egypts conversion to democracy by reinstating and modifying ousted President Morsis controversial 2012 Islamic Shariah constitution. Finalized just five months ago and widely rejected by Egyptians (more than 70 percent), but somehow approved through a referendum vote, this dream-come-true for Islamists was the leading cause of Morsis overthrow.
An historic verdict by Egypts judiciary dismissed the constitutional assembly working on the 2012 constitution draft because the assembly was dominated by Muslim Brotherhood and Salafi mainly interested in a religious agenda.
This time around, there is no debate that Egypt must have a new constitution before elections are held. This is a good sign. However, using Morsis constitution indicates that religionists and possibly terrorists are already at the table. Compromises at this level to please Egypts Muslim Brotherhood, Salafis, and jihadists show a disregard of the commitment to honor the Egyptian goals of liberty, equality, and human rights.
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This author is delusional.
“Another option: Egypts 1923 constitution as basis for Egypts new constitution”
More Muslims were born in Egypt in the last 5 years than the total population of non-Muslims in Egypt in 1923.
The 1923 constitution was under the post-protectorate monarchy, too. As unlikely as reinstating said monarchy.