Islamic Scholar Gets Opposing Egyptian Politicians to Meet

And renounce violence


Egypt's feuding politicians finally met on Thursday, summoned by the country's most influential Islamic scholar who made them call an end to violence after a week of the deadliest protests since President Mohamed Morsi took office.

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  1. I see a religious figure calling for an end to violence. But would that be violence initiated by the government or the protesting citizens? I suspect it’s a call to stop protesting and accept violence from government. After all, everything government does initiates violence against individuals.

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