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Egypt Ex-Ruling Party Members Can Run for Parliament, Judge Says

An Egyptian administrative court ruled that members of the former ruling National Democratic Party can run in local and parliamentary elections, Judge Magdy el-Agaty, who presided over the case, said by telephone.

El-Agaty said that former NDP officials can run in the elections so long as they have not violated any rules that would preclude them from office.

The Supreme Constitutional Court on June 14 ruled unconstitutional the political isolation law, which prevented former senior officials who served the previous leadership in the past 10 years from standing for office. The ruling paved the way for ex-premier Ahmed Shafik to contest the presidency, which he lost.

The June ruling triggered hundreds of protestors to flock to Tahrir Square in Cairo to express their objections. The NDP was dissolved by court order in April last year.

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