Morsi Announces Extra-constitutional Presidential Powers

November 22, 2012 . By

At about 7 p.m. today the office of President Morsi declared that “all presidential decisions would be immune from legal challenge” or appeal until a new constitution is passed. The president was criticized by individuals such as Mohamed ElBaradei and Sameh Ashour for this declaration.

With protests ongoing, those opposed to Morsi’s actions today called for demonstrations on Friday.