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Sobhi Saleh: People are Source of Authority; No Theocracy in Egypt New Constitution
Sobhi Saleh: People are Source of Authority; No Theocracy in Egypt New Constitution
Egyptian constitution-writing committee assures all there is no intention of turning country into a religious state or a western-style theocracy using texts and articles in the first post-revolution charter.
Wednesday, November 14,2012 06:08

 Sobhi Saleh, member of the Constituent Assembly (CA) tasked with writing Egypt’s new Constitution, said the most important issue in the Constitution is the final product to be ultimately issued by the CA, stressing that the constitution contains no ‘religious’ article calling for a theocracy in Egypt.

In a press statement, Saleh pointed that the Constitution has 230 articles, none of which seeks to establish a religious state. He also affirmed that the people are the only source of authority.

“No-one should impose his will, influence or power on the people. Why do dubious individuals and players seek to distort and subvert or undermine the CA and other institutions’ work?”
tags: Constitution / Constituent Assembly / Revolution / Sobhi Saleh
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