Egypt's Judges Vow to 'Escalate' Action Against Decrees
Following a meeting with President Mohamed Mursi, Egyptian judges released a statement denouncing a set of presidential decrees that would increase Mursi's control over the country's legislature.
An Egyptian protester hurls stones at riot police. Egypt's powerful Muslim Brotherhood called nationwide demonstrations in support of Islamist President Mohamed Morsi in his showdown with the judges over the path to a new constitution.
Tunis Afrique Presse, 26 November 2012
Egyptian President Mohammed Morsi is due to meet on Monday senior judges to try to ease a crisis over his seizure of new powers. read more »
Egypt: Judges Call for Strike
The New Times, 25 November 2012
Egypt's domestic divisions over a series of controversial presidential decrees continued to ferment as the nation's Judges' Club on Saturday called for a strike of all courts and ... read more »
Aswat Masriya, 25 November 2012
Egypt's Muslim Brotherhood decided on Sunday to change the location of its Tuesday demonstration, said Mahmoud Ghozlan, the group's media spokesman. read more »
Tunis Afrique Presse, 25 November 2012
Egyptian President Mohammed Morsi has defended a decree giving him sweeping new powers, saying it is "temporary" and not intended to concentrate power in his hands. read more »
Daily Maverick, 26 November 2012
There’s anger on the streets of Egypt again. And this time it’s President Mohammed Morsi, Egypt’s democratically elected leader, who’s earned the ire of the ... read more »
Egyptian Organization for Human Rights, 23 November 2012
The Egyptian Organization for Human Rights (EOHR) rejects the constitutional declaration issued on November 22, 2012. The declaration came as a serious violation against the rule ... read more »