Cairo judges urge courts to strike

Call comes as tension rises in Egypt over Morsi’s power grab

Posted: November 25, 2012 at 4:20 a.m.

An Egyptian protester drags a security barrier during clashes Saturday outside that country’s high court in Cairo.

The association of judges in Cairo called Saturday for courts across Egypt to suspend all but their most vital activities to protest President Mohammed Morsi’s edict that grants himself unchecked power by setting his decrees above judicial review until the ratification of a new constitution.

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Front Section, Pages 9 on 11/25/2012