Egypt court permits members of Mubarak’s party to run in upcoming elections

15.11.2011                      18.Cheschwan. 5772

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Egypt court permits members of Mubarak's party to run in upcoming elections

Members of NDP, party of former president who was deposed in February, were banned from standing in elections by lower court, but that decision was overturned by a higher court.

A top Egyptian court on Monday overturned a decision barring members of President Hosni Mubarak's former party from standing in a parliamentary election that starts later this month.
A lower Egyptian court in the Delta city of Mansoura ruled on Friday to ban members of former National Democratic Party (NDP) from running, setting off a string of lawsuits nationwide aimed at removing such candidates from the race….