Both in Egypt and internationally, coverage of the constitutional amendments has focused on the extension of al-Sisi's term of office. However, the proposals go far beyond that, writes Christian Achrainer for African Arguments.
How Egypt's Constitutional Changes Would Put the Military Above the Law
African Arguments, 12 April 2019
Proposed amendments would not only allow President al-Sisi to stay in power until 2034, but enhance military power and undermine the judiciary. Read more »
Egypt - African Rights Summit Amid Dire Abuses
HRW, 24 April 2019
Egypt is hosting an Africa human rights summit meeting beginning April 24, 2019, while its government is presiding over the worst human rights crisis in the country in recent… Read more »
Egypt's Sisi Plans Changes to Constitution to Rule Till 2034
RFI, 17 April 2019
In Egypt, members of Parliament started voting on constitutional amendments which, among other things, will enable President Abdel Fatah al Sisi to remain in power until 2034. But… Read more »
It has come as no surprise to anyone that Egyptian President Sisi has won a second term, with 97% of vote. Only about 40% of the votership went to the polls, despite threats of ... Read more »
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