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Naguib Sawiris – Businessman and Founder, Free Egyptians Party

Coptic Christian, billionaire, businessman and politician Naguib Sawiris on who has a better claim to be democratic - the Islamists or their opponents?

How far is Egypt becoming polarised between Islamist and secularist forces? The current vote for a new constitution in Egypt has exposed divisions which at times have erupted into violence on the streets between supporters and opponents of the Muslim Brotherhood and the Islamist President Mohammed Morsi. Hardtalk speaks to a leading member of Egypt's liberal and secular elite: Coptic Christian billionaire businessman and politician Naguib Sawiris. Who has a better claim to be democratic - the Islamists or their opponents?

(Image: Naguib Sawiris, Credit: AFP/Getty Images)

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