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Highest Court says Egypt legislature illegally elected

Highest Court says Egypt legislature illegally elected

June 3, CAIRO (AP) — The Supreme Constitutional Court also ruled that a 100-member panel that drafted the new constitution was illegally elected. The immediate impact of the ruling is limited. The Islamist-dominated upper house of parliament, called the Shura Council, will remain in place until elections are held for a lower house, likely early […]

June 3, 2013 | By More
Topless Tunisian feminist Ameenah, faces 6 months in prison

Topless Tunisian feminist Ameenah, faces 6 months in prison

May 25, AP – Tunis: Tyler, who had to go into hiding after receiving death threats from conservative preachers for posting the photos, tried to stage a new protest at the religious centre of Kairouan, where ultraconservative Muslims had planned to hold their annual conference. Ameenah Tyler, the 19-year-old Tunisian woman who scandalised many in […]

May 25, 2013 | By More