Middle East
6:07 am
Wed December 26, 2012

Despite Protests, Egypt Has A New Constitution

Originally published on Wed December 26, 2012 7:02 am

After weeks of protests and intermittent violence, Egypt officially has a new constitution. Election officials say the Islamist-backed constitution passed a referendum with nearly 64 percent in favor. Secularists fear the charter would usher in Islamic rule and restrict freedoms.