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Legal news from Sunday, May 14, 2017
by Miracle Jones

Egypt's State Council General Assembly on Saturday nominated their own council head despite a recent amendment reserving that right for President Abdel Fattah al-Sisi . The nomination follows a contentious debate over amending the judiciary laws to give the president more control over the judiciary to fight terrorism. The council nominated Judge Yehia Dakroury …

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by Miracle Jones

Thousands of Tunisians on Saturday protested a bill that would grant amnesty to officials facing corruption charges from a previous regime. Under the amnesty bill officials who had money seized from them following the overthrow of former president Ben Ali would be pardoned and have their funds returned to them. Proponents of the …

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