Egyptian Supreme Constitutional ruling on Thursday nullified the election of one third of the Islamist-Majority Parliament but Judge Farouk Sultan, head of Egypt’s Supreme Constitutional Court who also heads the Presidential Elections Commission, announced through state TV that the ruling “means the full dissolution of the Parliament.” Voice of America reported
In a separate ruling, Ahmed Shafiq, the last prime minister of former Egyptianis eligible to run for presidential election in this weekend. despite a law banning ex-officials from the race.
Some Egyptians describe the ruling as a political decision want to keep the old Mubarak 's regim in place while others described it a “soft coup." especially all of the court’s members were appointed by Mubarak.
Mohammed Morsi whoes "Muslim Brotherhood" candidate in the presidetial elections commenting on court rule say "I respect the decision of the Supreme Constitutional Court in that I respect the institutions of the state and the principle of separation of powers," according to AFP news agency.
Mahmoud Ghouzlan, a Muslim Brotherhood spokesman, said the Brotherhood would run again in the next parliamentary elections, whenever they are held.
Hossam Bahgat, director of the Egyptian Initiative for Personal Rights write on his twitter account “Egypt just witnessed the smoothest military coup,” added “We’d be outraged if we weren’t so exhausted.”according to New York Times
Whlie Ahmed Shafiq said "historic ruling and verdict that meant there was no way for anyone to do particular laws for particular people." According to BBC.