Egypt’s 2010 Elections in the Western Media

Background Report on Egyptian Civil Society Election Monitoring in Upcoming Elections

The Egyptian government has steadfastly refused to grant international election monitors access to monitor parliamentary elections this week. Senior Egyptian officials have rebuffed repeated requests from US government officials, claiming

Siddiqui: Egypt’s election fraud far worse than Haiti’s – and more dangerous

We have had acres of newsprint and hours of broadcasts on the flawed elections in Haiti, a nation of 10 million, which has an understandable emotional hold on us but

Egypt: Elections Marred as Opposition Barred from Polls

Elections to Egypt's People's Assembly on November 28, 2010, were marred by reports that opposition supporters were barred from polling stations and subjected to violence, Human Rights Watch said today.

Egypt Is Holding Elections: Will They Matter?

will what transpires on election day actually matter much? We can probably predict the results. The ruling National Democratic Party, of course, will win enough seats to have a veto-proof

Human Rights Report Egypt’s Permanent State of Emergency Incompatible with Free and Fair Vote

In light of the mass and unjust arbitrary arrests in the lead to the elections, monopolizing of media and evident intimidation measures against opposition a 24-page report by human rights

Amnesty Calls on Egyptian Regime to Respect Opposition’s Right to Campaign

Amnesty International criticized new restrictions by Egypt's authorities on political opposition and called on them to end assaults by security forces on parliamentary candidates.

Amnesty calls on regime to respect oppositions right to campaign

A 28-page report has been documented by Amnesty since Friday recording the crackdown on opposition activity in the run-up to the election listing procedures by the authorities to restrict public

Egypt says no to foreign monitors

Egypt dismissed as interference, calls to allow foreign observers to monitor the country's parliamentary elections later this month, an official said.

Egypt criticises US for trying to act as ‘caretaker’

Egypt criticised the United States on Thursday for interfering in its affairs after Washington called for foreign monitors in this month's parliamentary elections and met with a group pressing for