Egypt

Islamic Scholar Gets Opposing Egyptian Politicians to Meet

And renounce violence

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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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