Egypt Prepares for Referendum on Draft Constitution

As the government and opposition vie for support from the electorate, the Carter Center stated it will not deploy a delegation to oversee the constitutional referendum process.

Salafist Muslim protesters in Egypt.

  • Egypt:  Carter Declines to Monitor Referendum (press release)

    Carter Center, 13 December 2012

    The Carter Center announced today it will not deploy a delegation of witnesses to observe the constitutional referendum process, scheduled to start Dec. 15, 2012. read more »

  • Egypt:  Egypt's Stock Recovers Ahead of Constitution Referendum

    The New Times, 14 December 2012

    Egypt's stocks recorded over 1.19 billion U.S. dollars of gains Wednesday as the benchmark EGX30 rose by 2.83 percent and broader EGX70 by 3.99 percent, just a few days ahead of ... read more »

  • Egypt:  Third Round of National Dialogue

    Egypt State Information Service, 13 December 2012

    The third round of the national dialogue will be launched under the auspices of President Mohamed Morsi headed by Vice President Counselor Mahmoud Mekki. read more »

  • Egypt:  ElBaradei - Referendum 'Leading Country to the Brink'

    Aswat Masriya, 13 December 2012

    Nobel Laureate and general coordinator of Egypt's main opposition coalition Mohamed ElBaradei said on Wednesday that conducting a constitutional referendum under the current ... read more »

  • Egypt:  Constitution Referendum to Be Held Into Two Phases

    Egypt State Information Service, 13 December 2012

    President Mohamed Morsi issued a Presidential decree on Wednesday 12/12/2012 to hold the referendum on Egypt's new constitution into two phases. read more »

  • Egypt:  Constitutional Referendum Over Two Rounds - Presidency

    Aswat Masriya, 12 December 2012

    Egyptian President Mohamed Mursi decided on Wednesday that the constitutional referendum will be conducted over two rounds. read more »

  • Egypt:  Observers Without Borders - Mursi Decision Blocks 10 Million Votes

    Aswat Masriya, 12 December 2012

    Observers Without Borders - a human rights group - said on Wednesday that President Mohamed Mursi's decision to disallow Egyptians from voting outside their registered districts ... read more »

  • Egypt:  Opposition to Vote 'No' in Referendum

    Aswat Masriya, 12 December 2012

    Egypt's most prominent opposition coalition, the National Salvation Front, said on Wednesday that it will push for a "no" vote in Saturday's referendum on a draft constitution ... read more »

  • Egypt:  CSOS Observe the Referendum On the New Constitution (press release)

    Egyptian Organization for Human Rights, 12 December 2012

    Within the concern of the civil society organizations to have an important, effective and impartial party aiming at the promotion of democracy and the guaranty of the fairness and ... read more »

  • Egypt:  Voting in Constitutional Referendum Opens for Egypt Expats

    Egypt State Information Service, 12 December 2012

    Egyptian expats began voting in the country's constitutional referendum on Wednesday 12/12/2012. read more »

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