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Tawakul Karman

Islam no threat to democracy - Nobel winner Karman

By Gwladys Fouche : Reuters | Oslo / 09 Dec 2011

Islam and other religions do not threaten democracy, Yemeni activist and Nobel Peace Prize winner Tawakul Karman said on Friday.

To the disquiet of some in the West, Islamist parties are emerging as big winners from this year's 'Arab Spring' uprisings, having won elections in Tunisia and Morocco and taken a strong lead in Egypt's multi-stage parliamentary vote.

 
 

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