Egyptian Salafists gather in Tahrir square for mass protest to demand rule by Islamic law

The Islamists who quickly took over the revolution in Cairo back in 2011 are now back to demand a Sharia-based constitution:

AHRAM ONLINE– Several thousand protesters have started gathering at Tahrir Square for a mass protest organised by Salafist forces scheduled to start after Friday’s noon prayer to demand that Egypt’s new constitution be based on the “rules of Islamic Sharia.”

Many demonstrators have arrived in chartered buses from provincial areas.

On Thursday night, protesters built a huge stage inside the square with banners demanding the enforcement of the “law of God”.

“We promise the prophet of God that we will sacrifice ourselves for the sharia of God,” read one of the banners.

The protest, which was called for by a number of Salafist groups including Al-Gamaa Islamyia and the Salafist front, also calls for the dismissal of the Prosecutor General.

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  • Susitna

    This the way they celebrate Obama’s re-election.

  • Huh, so I guess getting rid of Mubarak wasn’t that great of an idea after all, right Hillary? Kind of stinks when you decide to tinker with the internal politics of a country and it blows up in your face. But that’s the thing. We really don’t have to live with the results of an Egypt if it turns into the new Iran. The Israelis do. But I guess that doesn’t mean much to an anti-semite like Obama. In fact, he may be quietly smiling at all of this. Oh, and by the way, did you hear any complaints recently from Washington about that “little” thing that happened on 9/11/2012? You know, that Egyptian mob that almost sacked our embassy in Cairo? Did the Egyptians ever even apologize for that? No, I guess they didn’t. Yup, sure stinks when you tinker with the internal politics of another nation and you are WRONG!

    • crosshr

      yes, the White Incompetent House sent Obama to apologize to the mob in Cairo

  • Arrrggghhh

    I think Obama needs to dispatch a delegation that includes Sandra Fluke, Kathy Griffin, Roseanne Barr, Whoopi Goldberg, Susan Sarandon and Barbra Streisand to have a “dialogue” with these men. After all, aren’t they all so concerned about the “war on women”? Lara Logan can give them a debriefing of her encounter with them. He should provide them with the same protection that our embassy in Libya had.

    If a CIA drone got real-time video, I’d pay to watch it.

  • I suppose this comes as much of a surprise to you as it does to me. None.

    • marketcomp


  • E. Lee Zimmerman

    It goes without saying (or does it?) that the tried-and-true intelligence analysts who warned back then AGAINST removing Mubarak as well as the Gadfly in Libya were right after all: this was going to bite us in our butt sooner as opposed to later.

  • colliemum

    Yeah, well – what a surprise!
    Totally unforeseeable to our ‘experts’in government and corrupt MSM.

    Let’s print little cards, with ‘toldja so’ and hand them out to everybody who tries to tell us the Arab Spring was a good idea …

  • 911Infidel

    Were they also chanting the same words that they were screaming in Tahir Square before Morsi was elected? You know, that Arab Spring sing-song that goes like this: “Al-Quda rayheen, shuhada bil-Malayeen.” Or were they also chanting the other popular tune: “Khaybar, Khaybar, ya, yahud. Jaish Muhammed, sa yahud” Hmmmmm? Oh yeah, the worshippers of the greatest of schemers, no doubt, are on their faces once again, praying that the greatest of deceivers would continue to scheme for them.

  • Haywoodjbl

    These countries don’t have anything that a few small nukes can’t solve. They like violence so much we should give them a real taste of it.

    • Orangeone

      Or Israel so we can sit back and watch the fireworks.

  • One thing is for certain: there is no stopping them; the salafists will soon be here.

    And I for one welcome our new muslim overlords. I’d like to remind them that as a trusted lefty liberal, I can be helpful in rounding up others to toil in their underground sugar caves.

  • Haywoodjbl

    Is anyone else tired of seeing people with rags on their head shouting and acting up in the streets in the middle east? WTF, go ride a camel or something….anything but what you do all day…

    • Constance

      Your comment made me laugh. You are absolutely spot on. All of my life, that’s what I’ve seen – screaming, angry middle east religious people. Always burning something, always shooting guns in the air, always demanding this or that. Apparently, nobody has a job or needs to work hard to support themselves. There’s always money for mobile phones and fancy signs of demonstration and weeks on the streets. Kind of looks like a liberal political demonstration in this country, doesn’t it.

      • Haywoodjbl

        It’s true though…..burning this and chanting that…..we could fix all this in 1 minute…..BOOM

  • Watchman74

    This is why democracy never works in the middle-east and why dictators always arise. In there religion they see themselves as slaves to god, freedom is a foreign concept.

  • Philo Beddoe

    Just what Lindsey Graham, McCain and Clinton wanted. I hope these jihadists come to their neighborhood soon.

  • 911Infidel

    So WTF is Sharia? Well now the unindicted co-conspirators in the Holy Land Foundation trial might tell you that its compatable with the US Constitution. Oh really? Sharia means “the way”. The way of what? The way of Islam. Oh and there is a really neat provision in Sharia (sarc)…I believe its pronounced “sow”. It means crucifiction. That’s right…crucifiction.

    The jihadi swine have already purged a city near Homs of 80,000 Christians. Where are they? Nobody knows. Just as an aside, Syrian refugees are reporting that the FSA is comprised mostly of Pakis, Chechnians, Iraqis, European jihadis, Saudis, etc. So just in case anyone thinks that this uprising is a distinctly Syrian event, think again. It isn’t.


    …ISLAM = EVIL = ENEMY .” (period)

  • Yazz55

    Just reflecting…
    All this made possible by the first apology tour by the obamessiah. It was the catalyst that started it all. Couldn’t have had the arab spring and the resulting islamist takeovers without it.

  • Sober_Thinking

    Obama and Satan must be so proud.

  • kong1967

    Nah, Obama didn’t see this coming. (sarcasm)

  • TJinNJ

    Salafists, Wahabbists, etc are ALL THE SAME…They’ve fooled everyone. Tacqiyya…
    They’re pretend to be moderate until they gain control, then it’s pay the tax infidels or get slaughtered. That’s if they’ll except the tax at that point.

  • Orangeone

    Do it and nuke them.

  • tinlizzieowner

    That’s Obama’s ‘Arab spring’ for you.