Egyptians in Tahrir Square in Cairo
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Egypt: Tensions high ahead of draft constitution vote

Tensions remain high in Egypt ahead of voting in a referendum on the country's draft constitution.

President Morsi says his plans are essential if Egypt is to move on from the rule of overthrown former leader Hosni Mubarak.

But there have been widespread protests since the document was published with opponents insisting it is deeply flawed and will divide the country.

Lyse Doucet reports.

  • 14 Dec 2012
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