Egypt Cassation Court Suspends Work Over Mursi Decree, MENA Says

Egypt’s Court of Cassation, the final appeals court, will suspend operations until the revocation of President Mohamed Mursi’s decree granting himself additional powers, state-run Middle East News Agency reported.

Many judges and prosecutors have suspended work in protest over a decision they say undercuts their legitimacy.

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