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  •  Egyptians need to figure it out for themselves (4+ / 0-)

    But right now, it does not look good.

    Actually, it looks positively awful. The current draft is objectively, worse, much worse than the old constitution of 1970.

    One tidbit : article 44 looks fairly mundane but it is objectively scary

    Insulting prophets and messengers is forbidden
    Essentially, the prohibition of blasphemy is now in the constitution. It's the very same crap which is used by islamists in Pakistan to terrorize and kill whoever they goddamn please.

    And a lot more crap like that.

    http://www.bbc.co.uk/...

    I deal in facts. My friends are few but fast.

    by Farugia on Fri Dec 07, 2012 at 01:46:40 PM PST

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