Egypt's Salafists rally in Cairo to call for Islamic law

From Top stories – France 24 - International News 24/7 Fri Nov 9 2012, 11:05:02

Nearly 2,000 Salafists rallied in Cairo's Tahrir Square on Friday to demand that legislation under Egypt's new constitution be based on sharia, or Islamic law. The main Al-Nur Salafist party did not take part in the protest.

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