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'Egypt needs constitution before elections'


What next for Egypt's unfinished revolution? The Mubarak dynasty has been toppled, the former president will soon be on trial, and parliamentary elections are due in three months time.

But there's an apprehensive mood in Cairo's Tahrir Square. Stephen Sackur spoke to one of Egypt's most prominent liberal intellectuals, Tarek Heggy, who advocates reform of religion, education and politics.

Watch the full interview on BBC World News on Monday 4 July 2011 at 0330, 0830, 1530 and 2030 GMT and on BBC News Channel on Monday 4 July at 0430 and on Tuesday 5 July at 0030 BST.

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