Qatar-based TV cleric urges boycott of Egypt's referendum, issues fatwa against voting

  • by: AYA BATRAWY , Associated Press
  • Updated: January 7, 2014 - 2:20 PM

DUBAI, United Arab Emirates — A famous pro-Muslim Brotherhood TV cleric based in Qatar issued a religious edict Tuesday saying it is forbidden to vote in Egypt's constitutional referendum because it gives legitimacy to Cairo's new leadership.

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