A Judicial Coup In Egypt: Muslim Brotherhood-Controlled Parliament Dissolved, Military Gains Power

Days before Egypt's presidential runoff, the Egyptian Supreme Court has dissolved the newly elected parliament, handing power back to the military. The court also confirmed Hosni Mubarak's former prime minister, Ahmed Shafiq, can run for president against Muslim Brotherhood candidate Mohamed Morsi. Protests have erupted in Egypt with critics saying the decision is tantamount to a judicial coup. We go to Cairo for an update from Democracy Now! correspondent ... Full Story »

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But what is clear is that the military council has really taken control of the basic aspects of what we were supposed to have been building in a post-Mubarak state these ... More »

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