Egypt

Islamists Launching Unofficial "Morality Police" in Egypt

Claim it won't be as brutal as similar organizations in other Islamic countries

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An unofficial Committee for the Promotion of Virtue and the Prevention of Vice announced its existence at a press conference in Cairo on Thursday.

Founder Hisham El-Ashri said the committee would seek to implement Islamic Sharia law without resorting to violence.

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  1. Sounds like the Iranians and Quebecois have a lot in common.

    1. Islamists.

      Sorry.

      My sister was talking to me about Iran as I typed.

    2. Except one is trying to preserve their own culture.

      While another is trying to impose a foreign culture on everyone in the world, one country at a time.

      1. I didn’t realize busting people’s balls for a language they live in is ‘protecting a culture.’

        I invite you to examine Quebec a bit closer.

        Both infringe on civil rights.

  2. What can go right?

  3. “…. the committee would seek to implement Islamic Sharia law without resorting to violence.”

    I think we all know what that means.

    How long before soccer stadiums are transformed into places of public execution for women caught without shoes? Will captain shithead still be touting the arab spring?

    1. Good luck to them if they’re serious about non violence and leaving people alone who don’t want to listen.

      Even if they were, would you believe them when approached by a group of young bearded men on the streets of Cairo? Given reality, a rational person will assume a threat of violence even if they don’t intend one.

      And really, like you, I find it hard to believe that they don’t intend violence. Dare to dream.

  4. Those without Mosque membership will be accused of being a Zionist spy and executed. Christians will be treated more softly for fear of angering the IMF and world bank. The Grand Mufti of Cairo will become the wealthiest man in Egypt.

  5. Coming soon to a major city near you!

    Thank you open borders!

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