Den demokratiska revolutionen……Som alla tidningar hyllade. Nu skulle det bli fred och jämlikhet!
”Tens, and perhaps hundreds of thousands of Egyptians poured into Cairo’s now-famed Tahrir Square on Friday to demand their nation become subject to Sharia Law and form the cornerstone for a new Islamic caliphate.
But Egyptian commentators are now saying that what is happening in their country more closely resembles the Iranian revolution.
In 1979, a broad coalition of Iranians overthrew the dictatorial regime of Shah Mohammed Reza Pahlavi. The shah was briefly replaced by a secular, democratic government. But Islamists quickly hijacked the revolution, and Iran today is ruled by a religious council and is subject to the strictest interpretation of Sharia Law.
What is happening in Egypt now ”is a lot like Iran, and it’s only going to get worse,” Saeed Rahnema, a pro-democracy demonstrator in Iran in the late 1970s and now a professor at York University in Toronto, told Canada’s The Globe and Mail.
Egypt’s one hope at this point is that the Muslim Brotherhood and the Islamist movement currently lacks a charismatic leader like the Iranians had in Ayatollah Khomeini.
But such a figure can rise quickly in this region. And even if he does not, the fear that the Islamists are sowing in their fellow Egyptians is all but guaranteeing that even a democratically elected Egyptian government will be dominated by Muslim fundamentalists.”
Ja, nu får vi se hur lång tid det tar innan svenska tidningar skyller detta på SD….
P.S Tack för tipset