Egypt’s Morsi calls for quick referendum on disputed charter
Posted: December 2, 2012 at 4:04 a.m.
Egypt’s President Mohammed Morsi called Saturday for a referendum in two weeks on a contentious draft constitution, setting a date for another milestone in the country’s transition to democracy. Widespread disputes over the charter and Morsi’s recent seizure of near absolute power have marred the process and thrown the country into turmoil.
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