Protests called off as Morsi meets with Egypt’s high court

Members of Egypy’s Islamist party the Muslim Brotherhood called off a planned demonstration in protest of extent of new powers President Mohammad Morsi gave himself via a constitutional declaration last week. The said powers ban Egypt’s Supreme Judicial Council from overturning presidential decisions and dissolving the assembly tasked to draft Egypt’s new constitution. Morsy met with senior Judges Monday assuring them that the decree was limited to matters of sovereignty.

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