Egyptian opposition leader and former UN nuclear watchdog chief Mohamed ElBaradei is led to safety on March 19 as hundreds of Islamists hurled stones and shoes at him as he went to cast his ballot in Cairo in a referendum.(MAHMUD HAMS/AFP/Getty Images)
Egyptian opposition leader and former UN nuclear watchdog chief Mohamed ElBaradei is led to safety on March 19 as hundreds of Islamists hurled stones and shoes at him as he went to cast his ballot in Cairo in a referendum.
(MAHMUD HAMS/AFP/Getty Images)

Egypt: Referendum Is Another Victory for Islamists

March 24, 2011  •  From theTrumpet.com
 

Hundreds of Islamists threw stones at Mohamed ElBaradei on Saturday as the secular contender for the Egyptian presidency attempted to vote in a referendum to accelerate Egypt’s elections. The incident and the results of the referendum reveal the radical direction Egypt is heading in.

“We don’t want you,” the throng shouted when Elbaradei first arrived at a polling station in South Cairo, and the people began throwing stones and other items at the Nobel Peace laureate and former UN nuclear watchdog chief.

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