Published On: Mon, Jun 11th, 2012

Egyptian Constitution must comply with Sharia Law says leaders

Muslim Brotherhood LogoEgyptian Salafi party threatens to mobilize Islamists to protests if constitution violates Sharia Law.

The Egyptian Independent details that the fundalmentalist Muslim party insists that the new constitution comply with traditional Sharia Law (not “principles” of Sharia as the “main” source)  or protests, and possibly violence, will follow.

The Muslim Brotherhood’s Freedom and Justice Party Sunday to agree on the public figures they would nominate for the Constituent Assembly.

The FJP will nominate Abdel Rahman al-Barr and Mohamed Ali Bishr, both members of the Brotherhood’s Guidance Bureau, and others whom the party says national political forces agree upon.

Mokhtar al-Ashry, head of the FJP’s legal committee, said the party would be satisfied if the constitution set Sharia as the main source of legislation.


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