Quenching 'Sharia Thirst' on the Nile

Three days before the first round of voting began for Egypt's constitutional referendum on December 15, 2012, Hesham Darwish, from Cairo's Hadayeq al-Qobba district, summarized the views of those who planned to vote "yes," and affirm the charter: People are thirsty for Sharia. [emphasis added] We do not support the president for who he is, but rather for the Islamic project he promises. Saturday, during the second round of voting, Hesham Darwish's mindset held sway overwhelmingly in two Upper Egypt governorates on both sides of the Nile. Eighty-three percent (83.2%; 763,729/918,034) voted "yes" in Minya approximately 150 miles south of Cairo on the western bank of the Nile River, which flows north through the city), while in Qena, situated on the east bank of the Nile, some 300 miles south of Cairo, 84.7% (307,839/363,518 ) affirmed the charter, according to unofficial final tallies published by Al-Ahram. When pooled with the first round of voting, a total of 64.0%...(Read Full Post)

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