Egypt's Supreme Judiciary Council agrees to supervise constitution poll: Al-Jazeera
Egypt's Supreme Judiciary Council announced on Tuesday that it will delegate judges and members of the prosecution to supervise the constitution referendum, Al-Jazeera channel has reported.
Several Judges in Egypt had announced that they will not be supervising the voting on the constitution in protest of the president's constitutional declaration issued on 22 November which is seen as a threat to their independence.
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