Thursday, April 5, 2012

Egypt group condemns constituent assembly, MB candidate

Bikya Masr

"CAIRO: Egypt’s Constitution for all Egyptians Front, which includes more than 30 political parties and revolutionary coalitions, said in a statement issued on Monday that the most serious risks and challenges facing the revolution are the religious forces, “Islamist parties and the dominance of the Muslim Brotherhood over Parliament’s chambers and the Constituent Assembly entrusted with the development of the country’s new constitution.”

It continued that the Brotherhood’s insistence on maintaining their hegemony over the constitution, “which prompted all the forces and the national parties and gatherings of youth and cultural artistic organizations and women’s and professional trade unions, labor, peasant and religious figures to form the Constitution for all Egyptians Front in order to halt the founding committee, formed by Parliament and reach consensus on the objective criteria for the drafting of the constitution to achieve the basic demands of the revolution in freedom and social justice and human dignity.”....."

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