Egypt Sets Measures for Draft Constitution Referendum

President Mohamed Mursi has prohibited voters from casting ballots outside of their electoral districts while the Foreign Ministry outlined how nationals living abroad may participate in the referendum.

Hayam Yousef, a mother of three, waits in line for her turn to vote in Egypt's first elections (file photo).

  • Egypt:  Nation Announces Measures for Expat Vote On Referendum

    Egypt State Information Service, 11 December 2012

    The Foreign Ministry announced on Monday 10/12/2012 measures for the start of the vote in the public referendum on the nation's new constitution, to be held from Wednesday to ... read more »

  • Egypt:  State Council's Judges Club Agrees to Supervise Referendum

    Egypt State Information Service, 11 December 2012

    The State Council's Judges Club decided on Monday 10/12/2012 to supervise the public referendum on the draft constitution on condition that the polling stations and judges are well ... read more »

  • Egypt:  Pro, Anti-Referendum Groups Protest in Egypt

    Cameroon Tribune, 11 December 2012

    Tuesday's demonstrations in Cairo came ahead of Saturday's vote on a draft constitution. read more »

  • Egypt:  Locals to Vote On a Constitution That Undermines Human Rights And Liberties

    Arabic Network for Human Rights Information, 10 December 2012

    The undersigned human rights organizations declare their rejection of the draft constitution to be put to a popular referendum on 15 December, with the vote for Egyptians residing ... read more »