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Nine shot in anti-Muslim Bros. protests
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Nine shot in anti-Muslim Bros. protests


Published: Dec. 11, 2012 at 9:58 AM

CAIRO, Dec. 11 (UPI) -- <snip>

A draft constitution has sparked outrage in post-revolution Egypt. A decision by Egyptian President Mohamed Morsi to extend his power during constitutional debate brought concerns about the growing influence of the Muslim Brotherhood, the movement from which he hails.


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U.N. rights officials have said some provisions in the draft constitution were cause for concern.

Human Rights Watch said it was frustrated by Morsi's decision to give the military the power to arrest civilians.

"Any deployment of the Egyptian military to help maintain security needs to be accompanied by guarantees to respect basic rights," Sarah Leah Whitson, Middle East director at Human Rights Watch, said in a statement.

A national vote on the constitution is scheduled for Saturday. Protests are expected throughout the week.

Read more: http://www.upi.com/Top_News/Special/2012/12/11/Nine-sho...

Somehow, I don't think that this kind of thing is pleasing to anyone's God.
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