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Latest in Tag: elections


Would voting legitimise elections?

By Wael Eskandar It is no longer necessary to wait for the actual voting process to determine whether the upcoming elections will be free and fair. The idea of fair elections has been dispelled by the manner in which the current regime has operated on a variety of issues. While the counting itself may eventually …

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In Pictures: Sabahy, Al-Sisi exert final campaign efforts before pre-elections silence

Presidential candidates Abdel Fattah Al-Sisi and Hamdeen Sabahy officially terminated their campaigns on Friday, the last day before the two days pre-elections silence, stipulated by Article 18 of the Elections Law. Sabahy’s campaign organised a rally in Abdeen Square in Downtown Cairo on Friday. The rally was attended by public figures endorsing his campaign and …

AbdelHalim H. AbdAllah

Egypt jails 19 Morsi supporters for five years

AFP – An Egyptian court jailed 19 supporters of ousted Islamist president Mohamed Morsi for five years on Saturday for storming the offices of the head of the prestigious Al-Azhar Islamic institution, judicial sources said. The interim government has rounded up thousands of Morsi’s supporters and tried them in mass hearings since his ouster in …

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In Pictures: Battle of the Banners

  The competing campaigns of presidential candidates Abdel Fattah Al-Sisi and Hamdeen Sabahy have intensified going into the final days of campaigning before the poll scheduled for 26 and 27 May. While Al-Sisi has not made any public appearances during his campaign, posters supporting his likely election to the presidency have featured prominently throughout Cairo …

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