Following the 2013 military ouster of President Mohammed Morsi, interim President Adly Mansour pushes passage of a constitutional referendum to replace Morsi’s contentious 2012 constitution, characterized by heavy Islamist content. The new constitution includes stipulations regarding equality between men and women and equal rights to non-Muslim Egyptians. Morsi supporters largely boycott the vote, holding public protests, continuing to challenge the legitimacy of the military regime itself, led by Abdel Fattah el-Sisi.
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