Egyptians vote on 2nd day of ballot for charter

January 15, 2014 12:37 PM

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The charter is almost certain to win a majority approval, following an intense endorsement campaign in the mostly pro-military media. Nearly all voters interviewed by The Associated Press said they backed the new constitution.

Those who campaigned against the draft have been arrested and now face criminal charges. Monitors suspected of Brotherhood ties were not given permission to oversee the vote, and judges — in charge of supervising the vote — were carefully selected to weed out those suspected of links to the group.

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