Ikhwanweb :: The Muslim Brotherhood Official English Website

Tue109 2018

Last update19:14 PM GMT

Back to Homepage
Font Size : 12 point 14 point 16 point 18 point
:: Issues > Democracy
Egypt: Former minister supports opposition demands for reform
Egypt: Former minister supports opposition demands for reform
Former Information Minister, Dr. Kamal Abul Magd, expressed his support for constitutional amendments particularly article 76, which restrict the rights to run for presidency
Saturday, August 14,2010 09:25
IkhwanWeb

In an interview with state owned "Al Ahram" newspaper, Abul Magd stressed that it was significant that the regime corrects a wrong, which took place during the drafting of the constitution years ago 
 
He supported the call by political opposition including Muslim Brotherhoodurged, for judicial supervision and monitoring of the upcoming parliamentary elections among other demands, adding  "I support the return of judicial supervision of elections  because I do not believe there is integrity during any of the  elections" 

The former minister maintained that he believed Egypt lacked the culture to preserve human rights, and citizens remain largely unaware of their constitutional rights. He emphasized that it was necessary that reports submitted by the National Council for Human Rights be respected and efforts should be made to improve the situation. He continued that the state would have credibility if it demonstrates to the nation that it is paying attention to the human rights, and that it is working to improve its status in Egypt

tags: Political Reform / Egyptian Opposition / Egyptian Muslim Brotherhood / NGOs / Magd / Moderate Muslim Brotherhood / Egyptian Constitution / Article 76 / Democracy in Egypt / Human Rights in Egypt
Posted in Democracy  
Add Comment Send to Friend Print
Related Articles
Egyptian opposition: Regime has reached lowest level of behaviour
MB conference discusses political reform in Egypt
Why Not Boycott? The Egyptian Opposition and the November Elections
MB and NAC cooperate for political reform
ElBaradei's political reform campaign continues rounds on the road
The Egyptian Muslim Brotherhood: Islamist Participation in a Closing Political Environment
Egyptian opposition form coalition around ElBaradei
UPR: Egyptian government Vs NGOs
Governor of Bani Souef Decides to Dissolve a Number of NGOs
Egyptian Muslim Brotherhood 'peering over erupting volcano' as leader departs
Egyptian Opposition Turns Attention to Jailed Blogger
Funding GONGOs against democracy
Egyptian Muslim Brotherhood Lies Low
El-Ketatny: We Seek to Introduce an Amendment to the Constitutional Article 76
Re-amending Article 76 on the Apparent and Hidden Levels