Abdel Moneim Abol Fotouh 370.
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When Salafi groups in Egypt recently moved to endorse Abdelmonem Aboelfotoh for president, many were surprised at the support for a liberal Muslim rather than the more traditional Mohamed Mursy of the Muslim Brotherhood.The perception that Aboelfotoh is a non-traditional or possibly liberal Muslim stems from the progressive stances he has taken on a number of social issues. Among the items he has expressed support for are:
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