Arabs to Davos: Invest in us, don’t fear us

28.01.2012                      04.Schwat. 5772                      Bo


Arabs to Davos: Invest in us, don't fear us

Main issue for newly-empowered Islamic parties is jobs, not religion, Arab delegates explain.

Leaders of the Arab Spring sought to assure the world's elite in Davos that the rise of political Islam is not a threat to democracy, and pleaded for help creating jobs and satisfying the hunger of their people for a better life.
Politicians, activists and entrepreneurs from countries that have cast off dictators and held free elections in the last 12 months were prized guests at the World Economic Forum, where they asked for patience, understanding and investment….