There are currently 2 users online.
Egyptian Christians say they voted on Saturday to reject proposed constitutional amendments in a referendum because they fear hasty elections to follow may open the door for Islamist groups to rise to power.
Copts would like to see a civil state created where religion is not a basis for legislation. Nonetheless, the Muslim Brotherhood has always sought to reassure Copts they have the same rights as other Egyptians. But they have also opposed the idea of a Copt as president. Coptic Christians also want the new constitution to do away with Article 2, which says that Islamic sharī'ah is the principle source of legislation.
Read the English Full Text Version