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Constituent Assembly and Shura Council cannot be dissolved
Thursday 22 Nov 2012
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President Mohamed Morsi's Thursday decree announced that Egypt's constitution-drafting body and the Shura Council (uppper house of parliament) cannot be dissolved by any authority, including the judicary. In addition, the timeframe for drafting the constitution has been extended by two months, to eight months in total. The Constituent Assembly was due to hand in the final draft of Egypt's national charter by the 5 December.



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Nikos Retsos
22-11-2012 08:37pm
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BREAKING: Constituent Assembly and Shura Council cannot be dissolved
President Mohamed Morsi's Thursday Degree was necessary to complete the achievements of the Egyptian Revolution. As it has been up to now, Mubarak's appointed judges and the top prosecutor were still deciding what the President can do, and what he couldn't do, effectively invalidating the revolution and the election of Mr. Morsi as president afterward on the basis of the previous Mubarak's laws! Worse yet, Mubarak's judges and prosecutors were protecting their positions, and were planning to have the last word on any government decision - if Mr. Morsi allowed them! The reasons of all popular revolutions have been the sweeping of an unjust and despotic regime, and its full replacement by one controlled by the people. Mubarak's judges have tried to abort the authority of the new political order in Egypt - probably with encouragement from Western government who abhorred the revolution. But Egypt needs a new slate, and the freedom to fulfil all the aspirations of the revol
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MPA
22-11-2012 08:19pm
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Excellent
No more activist judges to sabotage the democratic process.
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