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Egyptian factions stage final rallies before referendum

An anti-Mursi protester holds a Cross and a Koran at Tahrir Square in Cairo December 12, 2012. REUTERS/Khaled Abdullah

An anti-Mursi protester holds a Cross and a Koran at Tahrir Square in Cairo December 12, 2012. REUTERS/Khaled Abdullah

An anti-Mursi protester holds a Cross and a Koran at Tahrir Square in Cairo December 12, 2012. REUTERS/Khaled Abdullah
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Anti-Mursi protesters shout slogans at Tahrir Square in Cairo December 12, 2012. Egypt's liberal and secular opposition said on Wednesday it would back a "no" vote in a referendum on a divisive new constitution promoted by Islamist President Mohamed Mursi, calling off a boycott as long as safeguards are in place for a fair vote. REUTERS/Khaled Abdullah

Anti-Mursi protesters shout slogans at Tahrir Square in Cairo December 12, 2012. Egypt's liberal and secular opposition said on Wednesday it would back a "no" vote in a referendum on a divisive new constitution promoted by Islamist President Mohamed...more

Anti-Mursi protesters shout slogans at Tahrir Square in Cairo December 12, 2012. Egypt's liberal and secular opposition said on Wednesday it would back a "no" vote in a referendum on a divisive new constitution promoted by Islamist President Mohamed Mursi, calling off a boycott as long as safeguards are in place for a fair vote. REUTERS/Khaled Abdullah
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A soldier stands in front of a graffiti drawn by protesters on the wall of the presidential palace in Cairo December 12, 2012. Egypt's liberal and secular opposition said on Wednesday it would back a "no" vote in a referendum on a divisive new constitution promoted by Islamist President Mohamed Mursi, calling off a boycott as long as safeguards are in place for a fair vote. REUTERS/Khaled Abdullah

A soldier stands in front of a graffiti drawn by protesters on the wall of the presidential palace in Cairo December 12, 2012. Egypt's liberal and secular opposition said on Wednesday it would back a "no" vote in a referendum on a divisive new...more

A soldier stands in front of a graffiti drawn by protesters on the wall of the presidential palace in Cairo December 12, 2012. Egypt's liberal and secular opposition said on Wednesday it would back a "no" vote in a referendum on a divisive new constitution promoted by Islamist President Mohamed Mursi, calling off a boycott as long as safeguards are in place for a fair vote. REUTERS/Khaled Abdullah
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