Egypt's highest judicial authority says that President Mohammed Mursi's decree is an "unprecedented attack" on judicial independence according to Reuters.
Opposition groups have announced that their supporters will return to Tahrir Square on Tuesday to further protest against the new powers President Mursi has granted himself.
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