81672
Egypt Curbs Opponents  of Presidential Election
Egypt Curbs Opponents  of Presidential Election

Egypt Curbs Opponents of Presidential Election

Egypt Curbs Opponents of Presidential Election

Egypt’s prosecutor-general has ordered an official investigation into a number of opposition politicians who are boycotting next month’s presidential election, as President Abdel Fattah Al-Sisi looks set to extend his term. Nabil Sadeq, Egypt’s prosecutor general, said in a statement that 13 individuals may be summoned to the Giza office for “incitement against the state” and attempting to “overthrow the regime”, Al Jazeera reported. This comes as opposition parties called for a boycott of the March vote last month. Among those to be investigated is Hamdeen Sabahi, Sisi’s only rival in the 2014 presidential elections. Experts say Sisi, who is seeking his second term in office, is almost guaranteed to be reelected after he made it nearly impossible for any real political opponent to challenge his firm grip on power.

 

Short URL : https://goo.gl/HFHMQx
  1. https://goo.gl/C4wGKE
  • https://goo.gl/7ugFqk
  • https://goo.gl/ymHdt2
  • https://goo.gl/o75zXZ
  • https://goo.gl/Yk4czj

You can also read ...

Theresa May
British Prime Minister Theresa May warned her divided party on...
Israeli Raids Kill 2 Palestinian  Teenagers in Gaza
At least two teenagers in the Gaza Strip have been killed by...
EU’s Mogherini Visits Libya  to Reopen Bloc’s Mission
Federica Mogherini, the European Union’s foreign policy chief...
Protests Erupt in Chicago After Man Killed by Police
Protesters chanted and threw rocks at Chicago police Saturday...
Civilian Deaths in War-Torn Afghanistan Hit Record High
The number of Afghan civilians killed in the country’s long-...
Haiti Prime Minister Resigns
Prime Minister of Haiti Jack Guy Lafontant has resigned after...
US and North Korean officials met Sunday to discuss the return...

Add new comment

Read our comment policy before posting your viewpoints

Trending

Googleplus