Egyptian Democracy


FJP Press Release No. (17), Run-off Results

Voting stations in the second round for the first phase of the Egyptian People's Assembly elections announced victory for 34 candidates for the Freedom and Justice Party (FJP), while 11

FJP: Hoping for Balanced Parliament Representing All Egyptians

With the announcement of the results of the first round of the first phase of parliamentary elections, which showed the ability of the Egyptian people to cross over to the

Presidential Hopefuls Meet to Discuss Egypt’s Struggling Democratization

In unprecedented meeting, six presidential candidates discussed on Tuesday the current situation in Egypt and latest disappointing decisions by the ruling military council, including attacks on free speech and media.

Statement: FJP Criticizes Attempts to Hijack Will of Egyptian People

The Freedom and Justice Party has followed what has been published on the website of the Youm7 newspaper regarding the proposed Declaration of the Fundamental Principles for the Constitution, which

Democratic Alliance Decides to Compete for All Parliamentary Seats

The Democratic Alliance started a series of meetings on Sunday to coordinate for the upcoming elections.

Democratic Alliance For Egypt Says It Targets Parliamentary Majority

The Democratic Alliance for Egypt that consists of 34 political parties from across the political spectrum issued a statement Tuesday discussing its stance on the basic principles of the constitution

Statement: MB Warns Against Circumventing People’s Will

A member of the Supreme Council of the Armed Forces (SCAF) and the Deputy Prime Minister both have declared that the Council intends to issue a declaration that includes new

In Egypt, U.S. Government Seeks a Few Good Democrats

Marwan Yehia Youness, who had volunteered for Hosni Mubarak’s party, had his business partner applied for a democracy grant from USAID.

Why the Muslim Brotherhood Are Egypt’s Best Democrats

After the fall of Saddam Hussein in 2003, many Western commentators were surprised by the ease with which Iraq's religious movements adapted to multiparty democracy.

Egypt Opposition Praises FJP Commitment to Democractic Principles

Egyptian partisan figures welcomed the establishment of the MB’s “Freedom and Justice Party” (FJP) as an important addition to the political and partisan life in Egypt.