People gathered in front of Egypt's Supreme Court building in Cairo
Media playback is unsupported on your device

Egypt judges 'to oversee referendum'

Egypt's top judicial body says it will oversee a referendum on a new constitution, state media reports.

The Supreme Judicial Council said it would delegate judges to monitor the vote, despite calls for a boycott, Mena news agency quoted officials as saying.

Jon Leyne reports from Cairo.

  • 03 Dec 2012