Nearly 60 years ago, a forced laborer in a Hungarian brick factory hatched a far-fetched plan to escape.
Egypt’s Constituent Assembly is in the midst of drafting a new constitution, and the process is causing heated debate.
Last week, thousands of Islamists marched in Cairo, calling for President Mohammed Mursi and the constitution to implement Shariah law. But opponents say the draft is too heavily weighted towards Islam.
The BBC’s Hugh Sykes reports.
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