Civil Liberties


El-Erian: The People Will No Longer Tolerate Police Violence

Dr. Essam el Erian, Deputy FJP Chairman, stressed that civil rights violations by falling regime and it's police force prior to the January 25 revolution will no longer be tolerated

What Does Egypt Have to Fear?

Should Egypt fear the US? Not really, it is just an ‘outside actor’ after all. Or, should the US fear Egypt? How many recalcitrant allies does the US really need?

Badie Rejects Government Allegations about the Fairness of Elections

Dr. Mohamed Badie, chairman of the Muslim Brotherhood (MB), praised the Egyptian judges for standing up against fraud, pointing out that the Egyptian judiciary did not disappoint the people.

Politicians: Egypt at the Crossroads

After the run-offs, the ruling National Democratic Party (NDP) was set to win about most of the seats in the parliament leaving almost only four seats for the leftist Tagammu

European Human Rights Calls on EU to Break Its Silence

A statement issued by the Euro-Mediterranean Human Rights Network expressed concern about Egypt’s parliamentary elections where voting irregularities and fraud were reported.

Observers slam Egypt’s polls

The elections in Egypt has left the country anything but satisfied, wide held rigging, vote buying, ballot stuffing, violence and arbitrary arrests laced the parliament poll.

Ruling NDP in denial

Despite widespread violence and claims of rigging, preliminary reports have indicated that the ruling National Democratic Party have won the elections in a landslide victory.

Dr Morsy to al-Arabiya: Supervision Is the Most Effective Means to Combat Rigging of the

Dr Mohamed Morsy, media spokesman of the MB, revealed that the MB is running for 120 out of 222 constituencies and 32 constituencies which were added to (Kota) seats, pointing

2010 Egyptian Elections – A Farce of Dragon Proportions

An election can generate just about as much tension and excitement as a good football match. And, there is tension in the air as the 2010 parliamentary elections in Egypt

MB Chairman Demands International Supervision of Elections

MB Chairman, Dr Mohamed Badie, called for international supervision by the United Nations of the upcoming parliamentary elections.