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Egypt’s new constitution limits fundamental freedoms and ignores the rights of women

Headline Title:  Egypt's new constitution limits freedoms and ignores women 30 November 2012 A draft constitution approved by Egypt’s Constituent Assembly falls well short of protecting human rights and, in particular, ignores the rights of women, restricts freedom of expression in the name of protecting religion, and allows for the military trial of civilians, Amnesty International said. “This document, and the manner in which it has been adopted, will come as an enormous disappointment to many of the Egyptians who took to the streets to oust Hosni Mubarak and demand their rights,”…

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