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Minorities Fear End of Secularism in Egypt

posted on November 2, 2012

Daniel Steinvorth and Volkhard Windfhur of Der Spiegel write about Egyptian president Mohammed Morsi’s shift towards a more accepting view of religion intermingling with politics. These new attitudes, backed by the Muslim Brotherhood, are indicative of a larger shift towards a “single party-system,” creating a backlash from Morsi’s initial backers. Steinvorth and Windfhur write, “precisely the thing that secularists, leftists and Christians have long feared is coming true: Egypt is growing ever more religious.” 

Read at Der Spiegel