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Arab-West Report, March 28, 2011Title: Interview with Mr. Sharīf ‘Ismat ‘Abd al-Majīd (Founder of the “Hatef Islami”) about the current situation in Egypt Authors: Drs. Cornelis Hulsman, Arndt Emmerich and Judit Kuschnitzki Introduction of Mr. Sharīf ‘Ismat ‘Abd al-Majīd: In 2000 I left the hotel...
Political powers agreed on the need to accept the results of the recent referendum over constitutional amendments, which resulted in 77.2% in favor of these changes, and called for preparing for the parliament elections.
The Muslim Brotherhood has announced in a statement that it plans to form a political party after the amendment of the constitution and the unrestricted formation of political parties is permitted.   It has also asked the armed forces to set a timetable for the constitutional amendments and for...
Policemen banned rallies of supporters of Muslim Brotherhood candidates in the November 28 parliamentary elections, preventing their representatives from enterying polling stations. A documentary movie of the violations which occured in the elections was made by a branch of MB in Nile Delta...
Du‘ā’ talks about why Egyptians never vote. She talks to a number of random Egyptian citizens who make it clear that they do not vote because they know for a fact that the elections are “settled in advance.” They are also afraid of the infamous violence that occurs at polling centers. “The majority...
This year’s parliamentary elections are seeing a fair amount of religious currents as the Muslim Brotherhood attempts to reclaim its eighty-eight seats, and sūfīs and sharīfs decide to participate for the first time. The article talks about the districts for which each has chosen to compete, as...
The Muslim Brotherhood has elected 180 of its members to run for parliament. Dr. Muhammad Badī‘ announced in a press conference that the group decided to run for parliament following a 98% approval rate from its councils on regular seats and 96% on the women’s quota. He added that the upcoming...
The Muslim Brotherhood attacked the Supreme Electoral Committee for warning them against using the “Islam Is the Answer” slogan. The group’s Media Adviser, Dr. Jamāl Nasār, said that the Brotherhood had been granted the constitutional right to use the slogan before in previous elections and pointed...
Human rights centers in Egypt have stated that 27 sectarian events took place in the country in the last eight months. However, only four of these incidents were discussed in parliament. In addition many MPs believe that discussing sectarian incidents will only ignite more strife and add to...
Muslim Brotherhood parliamentary members try to stop new legislation on the establishment and work of NGOs. They attacked many items in the legislation, such as an item that allows non-Egyptians to participate in NGOs. They argued that this could give people who hate Egypt the chance to penetrate...

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