20 September, 2018

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Egypt:Supreme Judicial Council Suspends All Court Offices And Says President Made ‘Unprecedented Assault’ On Its Independence

Egypt’s most senior judges have condemned President Mohamed Morsi for granting himself sweeping new powers which they say amount to an “unprecedented assault” on the independence of the judiciary.

The supreme judicial council said work would be suspended in all courts and prosecution offices until the decree passed by the president earlier this week was reversed.

The announcement by the top judges, most of whom were appointed by former President Hosni Mubarak, came after tens of thousands of Egyptians took to the streets on Friday to protest against Morsi’s decree.

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    In Sri Lanka ……We can only dream of a Judiciary which

    would rise up against unprecedented assaults on its Independence.

    We dream of ” tens of thousands ” of our patriotic citizens

    rising up to stand up for JUSTICE. Wake up Sri Lanka!

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    ‘What! You too?
    I thought I was the only one going to Graceland. :) :) :)

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    It is not fair for us to expect, Sri Lankans to riseup for the assault on judiciary because the system has been currupted for a long period of time. Even the lawyers, judges and opposition parties donot show any leadership here. they are quiet.

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