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Brotherhood supporters pleased with the postponement, opposition lawyers outraged
Former members explain the reasons behind their withdrawal
Gama’a Islamiyaa’s political wing puts forward mechanism to allow constitutional amendment
Commentators analyse both sides of the debate
State security floods Heliopolis
Cutting aid to Egypt not an option
Political groups gather in Tahrir Square on 4 December to protest President Mohamed Morsy’s constitutional declaration and referendum.
Who are the 85 Constituent Assembly members who voted on the draft constitution?
Judges are torn between judicial independence and national duty
Opposition groups march to Tahrir square and the presidential palace to protest President Mohamed Morsy’s constitutional decree and referendum.
Some political groups prefer to remain in Tahrir, others head to the presidential palace
A breakdown of the political groups involved in protests and marches on 4 December, where they will go and the nature of their demonstrations.
Riot police take up positions around the Itihadiya Palace
Premier talks about constitution and situation on the ground
Registered voters living abroad will begin voting on referendum on Saturday
Denounces protests surrounding Supreme Constitutional Court
Unions praise proposed constitution and support president’s declaration
Two arrested in Alexandria
The draft constitution garners mixed responses
The Muslim Brotherhood’s political wing criticise the disruption of the SCC
“We talk religion… but we don’t talk politics,” says Ministry of Endowment spokesperson
Media protests against draft constitution
Non-Islamist groups reiterate intention to march to presidential palace
Supreme Judicial Council to oversee referendum amidst controversy between judges
President allegedly responsible for protest outside Supreme Constitutional Court
Other candidates suggested
Vice-president vouches for Morsy’s “sincerity” in dealing with the judiciary
Presidential spokesperson attempts to reassure public