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As Egyptian Laws Tighten, One Outlaw Preacher Defies State Power

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As Egyptian Laws Tighten, One Outlaw Preacher Defies State Power

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As Egyptian Laws Tighten, One Outlaw Preacher Defies State Power

As Egyptian Laws Tighten, One Outlaw Preacher Defies State Power

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Wary of the messages people are hearing in their mosques, the Egyptian government is now telling tens of thousands of preachers what they should or shouldn't be saying in their sermons. One preacher is defying the order.

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