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
:: News > FJP News
FJP: Constitutional Court Recommendation for Military Voting Rights Questionable
FJP: Constitutional Court Recommendation for Military Voting Rights Questionable
The Muslim Brotherhood’s political wing, the FJP, expresses deep concerns and strong reservations about the Constitutional Court’s proposition to lift the traditional ban on military and police voting in legislative elections.
Monday, May 27,2013 14:42
IkhwanWeb

 In a press statement Sunday, Dr. Murad Ali, media adviser to the Freedom and Justice Party (FJP), said: "The Constitutional Court’s decision to allow military participation in elections raises many question marks.


"It seems there are individuals who insist on dragging the army and police into the political conflict no matter what the consequences or the cost."


"Is it desirable now to force political polarization into military units? Is there any sane person who accepts that electoral politics and propaganda should be exercised in army barracks? Is it acceptable that police or army officers should get involved in the electoral campaign of one party or another?"


The FJP’s media adviser said that Egypt’s army and police forces should remain neutral, and not forced into the political arena: "The army has a vital task, a sacred mission. It is just not right to distract its men with political involvement."
tags: Freedom and Justice Party / FJP / Muslim Brotherhood / Egypt / Media / Constitutional Court / Murad Ali
Posted in FJP News , EGYPT  
Add Comment Send to Friend Print
Related Articles
FJP’s Ashri: Election and Political Rights Law Must Be Finalized without Further Delay
Egypt Parliament Reassures Judges: Shura Council Aims to Protect Judiciary Independence
FJP: Shura Council is Immune; June 2 Ends Attempts to Impede Democracy
Egypt Shura Council to German Delegation: Community Dialogue Central to Law-Making
Upper House Asks Supreme Judicial Council for Own Judicial Authority Law Amendments
FJP Lawmaker: No Judiciary Law Will Be Passed Without Judges’ Consultation
Brotherhood: Salvation Front’s Shura Siege Call is Blatant Intimidation of Legislative Authority
Lawyers: Egypt Parliament Disbanding Impossible Under New Constitution
FJP’s Ashri: Shura Council Enjoys Immunity Under New National Charter
Egypt Constitutional Court Reviews Election Law
Erian: Parliament Approval of House Bill Important Step in Building State Institutions
Saleh: Elections, Political Rights Laws Close Loopholes; Constitutional Court Decision Binding
Muslim Brotherhood Condemns Siege of Egypt Public Prosecutor HQ
Egypt Parliament Approves Political Rights and Elections Laws
Katatni: Freedom and Justice Party Supports Women, Right of Peaceful Demonstration
Sobhi Saleh: Parliament Will Send New Election Law for Constitutional Court Review Soon
Freedom and Justice Party Respects Elections Committee Decision to Suspend Vote
Erian: Freedom and Justice Party Legal Experts Review Election Halt with Opposition Parties
Freedom and Justice Party and the Muslim Brotherhood: We Respect Rule of Law
Erian: Those Who Fear Democracy Shun Popular Will