May 9, 2012
One Year Later, Egyptians Embrace Democracy, Political Islam
Pew, Pew Research Center
Last year, Egyptians took to the streets to protest their dissatisfaction with then-President Hosni Mubarak, as one of many events that became known as the "Arab Spring." A new nationwide survey by the Pew Research Center's Global Attitudes Project finds two-in-three Egyptians want democracy in their country, saying it is the best form of government and 52% are optimistic about the nation's future.
TAGGED: Egypt, Muslim Brotherhood, Polls, Political Islam