Egypt's Mursi Rescinds Controversial Decree

Al Jazeera
Publication Date:
9 December 2012
Egypt, Governance, Legal and Judicial Affairs, Human Rights

President Mohamed Mursi has annulled a decree he issued last month expanding his powers, an official told a Cairo news conference. Al Jazeera's Sherine Tadros reports from Cairo.


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