- Posted by Maryam Namazie
- On November 21, 2011
- 15 Comments
- Egypt, Islam, Islamism, women
Mona Salah, an Egyptian parliament candidate for the Islamist Salafi Movement told Al-Sharq Alawsat (an Egyptian newspaper) ‘Women are deficient in mind and religion’* and are not permitted to have authority by taking on the position of Presidency.
She defended her candidacy for the People’s Council by saying that it is is a partial/limited authority and not full authority like the Presidency of the Republic…
Err, well yes. Clearly some women are deficient in intelligence….
By the way, here is an interview with the brilliant Aliaa Magda Elmahdy.
* From Mohammad’s Hadith.
Via Hassan Radwan.