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Despite Protests, Egypt Has A New Constitution

Dec 26, 2012
Originally published on December 26, 2012 5:02 am

After weeks of protests and intermittent violence, Egypt officially has a new constitution. Election officials say the Islamist-backed constitution passed a referendum with nearly 64 percent in favor. Secularists fear the charter would usher in Islamic rule and restrict freedoms.