Egypt

Egyptian Christians Say Islamist Intimidation Prevented Them for Voting on Constitution

Document lists sharia law as the supreme law of the land in Egypt

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A campaign of intimidation by Islamists left most Christians in this southern Egyptian province too afraid to participate in last week's referendum on an Islamist-drafted constitution they deeply oppose, residents say. The disenfranchisement is hiking Christians' worries over their future under empowered Muslim conservatives.