Constitutional tweaks may empower Mubarak-era politicians in Egypt

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By Yasmine Saleh CAIRO (Reuters) - Changes suggested by Egypt's army-backed rulers would scrap Islamic additions to a constitution forced through under deposed President Mohamed Mursi and revive a voting system dating back to his predecessor Hosni Mubarak. Islamists and liberals have voiced alarm about the proposals made by a constitutional committee set up by the generals who removed the Muslim Brotherhood's Mursi on July 3 amid widespread protests against Egypt's first freely elected leader. The army has suspended the constitution adopted under Mursi late last year. ...