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  11/30/2012, Kislev 16, 5773

UN Warns Morsi Expansion of Powers is Illegal

Egyptian President Mohammed Morsi has been warned by the UN human rights chief Navi Pillay that his decree to expand his powers may be viewed as illegal and may lead to human rights violations, her spokesman said on Friday.

In a letter to Morsi, Pillay warned, "approving a constitution in these circumstances could be deeply divisive."

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