The Muslim Brotherhood, seen by many as Egypt’s most organized political movement following Mubarak’s ouster,
announced Saturday it plans to contest up to half of the country’s parliamentary seats in elections this September. (more)
The Supreme Court
refused to hear the arguments of a conservative religious group that wants to use public funds to send students to religious schools.
Democracy: 1 Theocracy: 0
As the White House’s campaign against Iran heats up, the Campaign for Peace and Democracy is
gathering signatures in support of its statement “IRAN: Neither U.S. Aggression nor Theocratic Repression.”
Clerics call act “crime,” punishment for anti-U.S. stance |
more (See “Punishment Raid” subheading) Also, read Juan Cole on how Bush created a theocracy in Iraq. |
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