Friday, September 22, 2017
Just What One would Expect from a Military Dictatorship That Respects Neither Private Property Rights Nor Human Rights
Egyptian government officials have attacked an edict of a religious scholar approving of landowners keeping treasure found on their own land as long as part is given to charity. Meanwhile, a member of the country's parliament seeks the death penalty for anyone caught with illicit antiquities. Just what one would expect in a military dictatorship with a rump parliament that respects neither private property rights nor human rights.