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Egypt's Shura Council Adopts New Election Laws

fromohio Wrote: Feb 23, 2013 10:04 AM
Yes! I have questions. What is the definition for "islamist radical religious zealots" as opposed to "ordinary muslims"? What is the difference between them as far as goals to achieve are concerned? The more monikers we attach to them the more we show willingness for appeasement. Many on our side think that following islamic tenets is the "privilege" of their political elite only, while following islamic tenets is the life-long duty, from cradle to grave for all muslims, from all walks of life, all the time.

Egypt: Egypt's Shura Council, the upper house of parliament, adopted on Thursday an electoral law as amended by the Constitutional Court. Promptly after that Presiden Mursi announced that phased elections for the lower house of parliament will begin on 27 April.

The presidential decree said voting would take place in four regional stages, due to a shortage of election supervisors.

Thursday's decree states voting will take place in:

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