Tuesday, January 8, 2013

Egypt: Women Cut Hair to Protest Constitution

In his blog, Informed Comment, Professor Juan Cole, reviews a recent protest in Egypt over the passage of the constitution. Just as the daughter of Pharaoh Akhnaton cut her hair to protest the persecution of her father, Egyptian women in late December cut their hair to protest a constitution they believed denied them liberty. They do not consider the constitution developed by the Muslim Brotherhood as legitimate.

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