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Preacher alarms many in Egypt with calls for Islamist vice police

Egyptian Muslims and Christians celebrate Coptic Christmas eve mass at Tahrir Square in Cairo January 6, 2013. With the economic downturn and rising food prices putting pressure on the government, moderate Muslims, Christians and others worry their new-found political freedom risks being exploited by hardline Islamists bent on imposing their values on a society that has been traditionally moderate. Picture taken January 6, 2013. REUTERS/Mohamed Abd El Ghany/Files

Egyptian Muslims and Christians celebrate Coptic Christmas eve mass at Tahrir Square in Cairo January 6, 2013. With the economic downturn and rising food prices putting pressure on the government, moderate Muslims, Christians and others worry their...more

Egyptian Muslims and Christians celebrate Coptic Christmas eve mass at Tahrir Square in Cairo January 6, 2013. With the economic downturn and rising food prices putting pressure on the government, moderate Muslims, Christians and others worry their new-found political freedom risks being exploited by hardline Islamists bent on imposing their values on a society that has been traditionally moderate. Picture taken January 6, 2013. REUTERS/Mohamed Abd El Ghany/Files
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Women queue outside a polling centre to vote in a referendum on Egypt's new constitution in Cairo December 15, 2012. REUTERS/Khaled Abdullah/Files

Women queue outside a polling centre to vote in a referendum on Egypt's new constitution in Cairo December 15, 2012. REUTERS/Khaled Abdullah/Files

Women queue outside a polling centre to vote in a referendum on Egypt's new constitution in Cairo December 15, 2012. REUTERS/Khaled Abdullah/Files
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Women queue outside a polling centre to vote in a referendum on Egypt's new constitution in Cairo December 15, 2012. REUTERS/Khaled Abdullah/Files

Women queue outside a polling centre to vote in a referendum on Egypt's new constitution in Cairo December 15, 2012. REUTERS/Khaled Abdullah/Files

Women queue outside a polling centre to vote in a referendum on Egypt's new constitution in Cairo December 15, 2012. REUTERS/Khaled Abdullah/Files
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