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December 9, 2012 7:43 pm

Egypt’s Opposition Calls for More Protests Against Morsi

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Cairo's Tahrir Square in November. Photo: Wikipedia.

WSJ – CAIRO — Egypt’s opposition on Sunday called for more protests against President Mohammed Morsi, seeking to keep up the momentum of its two-week long street campaign even after the Egyptian leader withdrew part of a decree that awarded him near-absolute power.

The call for more demonstrations happened after Mr. Morsi held firm on holding a referendum this coming Saturday on a divisive proposed constitution, skirting a key demand of Mr. Morsi’s opponents, whose campaign has gridlocked Egyptian politics.

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