Libyan demonstrators: "The Koran is the basis, and our constitution must be based on sharia"
"Benghazi men insist on sharia in new Libya," from AFP, October 28:
Read more at www.jihadwatch.orgMore than 200 men from Benghazi staged a demonstration on Friday insisting that Islamic sharia law must be the basis of legislation in newly liberated Libya.
"The Koran is the basis, and our constitution must be based on sharia," shouted the men as they gathered in Freedom Square, the site of the initial protests against the now slain Moammar Qaddafi's 42-year rule....
"We are a Muslim country and our constitution must reflect our religious beliefs. There is nothing above our religious beliefs," said Ahmad al-Moghrabi, a prayer leader at a local Benghazi mosque, who was among 200-300 people who rallied in support of sharia.