Preacher alarms many in Egypt with calls for Islamist vice police

By Yasmine Saleh and Shaimaa Fayed

CAIRO | Wed Jan 9, 2013 3:36pm GMT

(Reuters) – Many Egyptian viewers were horrified when preacher Hisham el-Ashry recently popped up on primetime television to say women must cover up for their own protection and advocated the introduction of religious police.

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