Egyptians to Protest 'Invalid' Constitution

    Egyptian riot police walk past a military tank guarding the presidential palace in Cairo, Egypt, Sunday, Dec. 16, 2012. Key Egyptian rights groups called Sunday for a repeat of the first round of the constitutional referendum, alleging the vote was marred by widespread violations. Islamists who back the disputed charter claimed they were in the lead with a majority of “yes” votes. (AP Photo/Hassan Ammar)

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    Egypt's opposition has planned the next round of protests—set to occur Tuesday—as Islamists claim victory in the first round of voting on a new draft constitution. The country has been roiled by unrest as political factions face off over two weekends of ballot casting to decide on the document. The National Salvation Front, which opposes the constitution, called on Egyptians to take to the streets to “defend their freedoms, prevent fraud, and reject the draft constitution.” Meanwhile, President Mohamed Morsi has said the constitution is essential for charting a course for the country.

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