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Egypt Brotherhood chief urges peaceful pro-Morsi protests

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The fugitive leader of Egypt's Muslim Brotherhood on Thursday urged a peaceful "stand" against the coup that overthrew president Mohamed Morsi, on the eve of rival protests possibly presaging a wider crackdown on the Islamists.

"The dignified Egyptian masses...will preserve their rights peacefully," said Mohamed Badei in a statement. "Turn out, to announce you stand for freedom and legitimacy, and against the bloody coup."

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