Political opposition


Rigged Election Haunts Egypt’s Stability

According to an article in the Los Angeles Times Egypt is facing many economic, social and institutional challenges undermining its future. This and the political uncertainty that increased with the

Sadat, Mubarak and Beyond

One day, Egypt will enter the post-Mubarak era, and until then uncertainty remains. The last transition of power was nearly 30 years ago and not much has changed since then:

Tagammu Leaders Call on Party Leader to Step Down after Radical Decisions

Senior members from the oppositions Tagammu Party called on Refaat ElSaeed to step down after describing his decisions as 'radical'.

NDP claims struggle against MB is continuous

According to an article posted on the ruling regime's National Democratic Party's official website its struggle with the popular Muslim Brotherhood (MB) opposition movement was "not over".

Rights Groups challenge Egypt’s 30 year Emergency Law

Egypt's emergency law has been imposed for nearly three decades by President Mubarak following his coming into power after President Sadat's assassination in 1981

Mubarak Is President, but not for Long

President Mubarak – confident (having vote rigging down to a fine art) that he will be Egypt’s president for life - has gone to great lengths to proudly retain power

MB Delegation Meets with Ghad Party and NAC to Discuss Poll Irregularities and Next Phase

The Muslim Brotherhood Wednesday held meetings with political opposition factions to discuss violations witnessed during the parliamentary polls held last week. MB chairman Dr. Mohamed Badie met with Dr. Ayman

Egypt’s Farcical Election

Egyptians await the outcome of a parliamentary run-off meant to end weeks of instability, but reports of violence and accusations of voter intimidation and rigged results have created an atmosphere

Elections eve and heightened hostilities against MB opposition

The heightened hostilities and vendetta against members of political opposition have been witnessed both world wide and domesticaly with appeals by the US administration to monitor elections and to promote

Egypt: Authorities urged to safeguard rights during elections

Amnesty International today called on the Egyptian authorities to ensure that all candidates and voters are not harassed or intimidated by security forces, supporters of the ruling party and others