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Battling Barriers and Shouting Demands in Egypt

Shouting Chants

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Shouting Chants

Protesters shout anti-government slogans in Cairo's Tahrir Square. Judges who must oversee the voting sites in Saturday's referendum have been backing out to protest the hurriedly approved constitution by an Islamist-dominated constituent assembly, but the vote is expected to proceed anyway.

Thousands of pro- and anti-government demonstrators again took to the streets Tuesday in Cairo, Egypt, ahead of a constitutional referendum on Dec. 15.