Muslim Brotherhood claims charter ‘approved’ with 64% vote


Egypt's Muslim Brotherhood is claiming that the country's new draft constitution has been passed after the final round of voting in a referendum, even as the opposition has claimed the group engaged in voting fraud. The Muslim Brotherhood, from which President Mohamed Morsi hails, and the official al-Ahram newspaper reported that about 64 percent of … Continue reading Muslim Brotherhood claims charter ‘approved’ with 64% vote

Minorities and Freedoms in Egypt Constitution


On Saturday, December 1, Egypt President Morsi called all citizens, in and outside Egypt, for a public referendum on the new draft constitution, to be held on 15 December. The draft constitution, coming in the wake of tensions that followed the decree issued by President Morsi, granting him sweeping powers, has also prompted widespread protests … Continue reading Minorities and Freedoms in Egypt Constitution