Egyptians rally for Shariah law

Thousands of ultraconservative Muslims rallied in the Egyptian capital, demanding the country's new constitution be based on the rulings of Islamic law, or Shariah.

An Egyptian Muslim man holds the Quran, Islam's holy book, during a Nov. 9, 2012, rally in Tahrir Square in Cairo. Thousands of ultraconservative Muslims rallied in the Egyptian capital, demanding the country's new constitution be based on the rulings of Islamic law, or Shariah. (Associated Press)

An Egyptian Muslim man holds the Quran, Islam's holy book, during a Nov. 9, 2012, rally in Tahrir Square in Cairo. Thousands of ultraconservative Muslims rallied in the Egyptian capital, demanding the country's new constitution be based on the rulings of Islamic law, or Shariah. (Associated Press)

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