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Egypt's diversity test

Egypt's ruling military regime is promoting an exclusive Egyptian identity that refuses to acknowledge any differences in society.
A demonstrator holds placards featuring Baha'i identity cards at a protest in front of the Court of the State Council in Cairo December 16, 2006, to show support for the Baha'i community in Egypt. An Egyptian court on Saturday overturned a lower court ruling that gave the country's small Baha'i community the right to identify themselves as Baha'is on official documents such as identity cards. REUTERS/Nasser Nuri (EGYPT) - RTR1KGZW

CAIRO — They can do it in the bathroom.

This is how former presidential hopeful Mortada Mansour believes Baha'is and atheists should “practice.” He said he doesn’t accept either group in Egypt, and they should keep their beliefs behind closed doors.

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