Egypt’s highest court on Sunday postponed its much-awaited ruling on the legitimacy of the legislative assembly that drafted a new charter last week. The court accused a crowd of Islamists of blocking judges from entering the building on what it called ‘‘a dark black day in the history of the Egyptian judiciary.’’ Hundreds of security officers were on hand to ensure that judges of the Supreme Constitutional Court could get into the court, but crowd blocked entrances and taunted the judges.
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