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Egyptians remember those killed in Se...
Tahrir Square, Cairo, Egypt
By Transterra Editor
01 Oct 2013

Egyptians gather in Cairo's Tahrir Square to mourn the deaths of 42 people killed last month in demonstrations demanding the generals who took over from Mubarak hand over to civilian rule immediately. Protesters in Tahrir Square said they now saw no difference between the generals and the president they succeeded. Cairo, Egypt. 02/12/2011

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Commissioners Delay Reviewing Court D...
Egypt, Cairo
By Marta Bogdanska
03 Sep 2012

The Commissioners assigned to review the Supreme Constitutional Court decision of parliament dissolution adjourned on Sunday, September 2, reviewing the decision to October 12.
The Constitutional Court ruled mid June the unconstitutionality of Egypt’s first post-revolution parliament, and the ruling Military Council then carried out the court ruling.
Two lawyers filed lawsuits against the court order and demanded return of the dissolved parliament, arguing that the Constitutional Court does not have the right to dissolve the parliament and that it is only assigned with ruling the constitutionality of laws and referring any other cases to the concerned courts.
SOUNDBITE 1 (Arabic) – Mohamed al-Omda, lawyer, member of the Constitutional and Legislative Affairs Committee of the dissolved parliament:
“The Constitutional Court bypassed its duties when it ruled the parliament dissolution, although the parliament wasn’t represented in the lawsuit. So, the court made many violations, which are all stated and the lawsuit was adjourned to be reviewed, as it is an urgent lawsuit and related to the country’s legislative authority.”

SOUNDBITE 2 (Arabic) – Mahmoud Abdo Ammar, lawyer, representing claimant against Shura Council dissolution:
“The Constitutional Court overrode its authorities, because since it was established, it never issued a ruling and carried it out at the same time. It is only assigned to judge whether a law wording is constitutional or not, and refer relevant lawsuits to concerned courts.”

President Mohamed Morsi issued a decree on July 8 ordering reinstatement of the dissolved parliament, but two days later the Constitutional Court issued a ruling suspending Morsi’s decree.
The dissolved parliament was Egypt’s first post-revolution parliament and it was dominated by Islamists, particularly the Muslim Brotherhood group.
Local News Agency: Middle East Bureau / VCS
Shooting Dateline: September 2, 2012 (and archive)
Shooting Location: Cairo, Egypt
Publishing Time: September 2, 2012
Length: 0:01:49
Video Size: 89.6 MB
Language: Arabic
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Camera: VCS
SHOTLIST:
1- Wide overview of Cairo and the River Nile
2- Wide shot, traffic at a street in Cairo
3- Various external shots of Egypt’s Supreme Constitutional Court headquarters in Cairo
4- SOUNDBITE 1 (Arabic) – Mohamed al-Omda, lawyer, member of the Constitutional and Legislative Affairs Committee of the dissolved parliament:
“The Constitutional Court bypassed its duties when it ruled the parliament dissolution, although the parliament wasn’t represented in the lawsuit. So, the court made many violations, which are all stated and the lawsuit was adjourned to be reviewed, as it is an urgent lawsuit and related to the country’s legislative authority.” 5- SOUNDBITE 2 (Arabic) – Mahmoud Abdo Ammar, lawyer, representing claimant against Shura Council dissolution:
“The Constitutional Court overrode its authorities, because since it was established, it never issued a ruling and carried it out at the same time. It is only assigned to judge whether a law wording is constitutional or not, and refer relevant lawsuits to concerned courts.” 6- Wide external shot of the lower house of parliament (the People’s Assembly) headquarters in Cairo
7- Various shots of a parliament session (archive)
8- Various external shots of the upper house of parliament (the Shura Council) headquarters in Cairo
9- Various shots of a Shura Council session (archive)