Disciplinary hearings for Egypt judges set as supporters clash with police Joe Shaulis at 12:03 PM ET
[JURIST] A disciplinary hearing for two Egyptian judges who complained of alleged fraud in last year's parliamentary elections [JURIST report] is set to resume amid renewed clashes between riot police and the judges' supporters [JURIST report]. The judges, Mahmoud Mekki and Hisham Bastawisi, are scheduled to appear in the Supreme Constitutional Court on Thursday, though the status of the proceedings was thrown into doubt early Wednesday when Bastawisi suffered a heart attack, leaving him in serious condition. Rights groups have called for a postponement and the head of the Judge's Club, an 8,000-member group that advocates grater judicial independence, said that Mekki would not attend the hearing alone.
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