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Egypt’s Religious Diversity and Its Forgotten Shi’ites

By Martin W. Lewis | February 14, 2011 | One Comment

Issues of religion have figured prominently in news reports and commentaries on the recent political upheaval in Egypt. A number of rightwing pundits have warned that the uprising could allow the Muslim Brotherhood to seize power and establish an Islamic state. They have also highlighted recent attacks on Egyptian Christians by Muslim extremists, arguing

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