Court in Egypt Bars Ousted Officials From Polls .

CAIRO—An Egyptian provincial court barred former members of ousted President Hosni Mubarak’s party from running for parliament, circumventing the country’s reluctant military leadership.

The ruling marks the latest sign that the Egyptian public is taking matters into its own hands when it comes to boxing out the former regime. The law is certain to spark a outbreak of legal requests from citizens seeking similar rulings in their own districts, as well as appeals by former National Democratic Party members their exclusions from political life.

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