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We are awaiting the official results of a critical -- in Egypt this morning and a new hard -- constitution favored by Islamist president.
Mohamed Morsi early exit polls suggest about 60% of egyptians are in favor and that has the country's Muslim Brotherhood party.
Already declaring victory Amy Kellogg is live from one she's been following it from now -- Why are these preliminary results so controversial.
Well they're controversial Greg because the opposition and that would be largely the secular groups the liberals in the Christians.
Say that they did not have a -- stake in the body that drew up this constitution.
Also because they're already been allegations of voter fraud.
In this process and frankly only a third of -- -- eligible voters turned out.
So if this constitution does pass there are people who say it doesn't have a whole lot of legitimacy.
That the judges are looking into these.
Claims of a -- irregularities and that may be why we don't have the results of a process that began over a week ago.
This is an important moment is it this new document is really meant to enshrine all of the freedoms that citizens to the citizens at the old constitution of Egypt.
Did not but opponents say that the constitution.
Is simply too skewed towards the -- -- And claim that it doesn't go far enough in protecting human rights.
And that includes women's rights.
And also -- in the speech -- the constitution.
The new one does have language protecting all of the above but critics say that they actually find some of that language less than convincing because there are some add -- That appear to dial back.
On the freedoms that are spelled out.
That said Greg as you mentioned at the beginning.
The Muslim Brotherhood is already declaring victory saying this is the first.
Real up positive experiment in democracy.
That the new country has experienced.
-- -- Kellogg live in London Amy thank you.
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