Aboul-Fotouh: A New Path for Egypt?


SOAS MSc student Abul-Hasanat Siddique on the Egyptian presidential elections and the rise of a former Muslim Brotherhood member, Abdel Mone’im Aboul-Fotouh.

Egypt is set to hold its first free and fair presidential elections, as the Arab world’s most populous nation seeks to shift away from military rule and to a civilian elected government. Following the ouster of former President Hosni Mubarak in February 2011, Egypt has been ruled by the Supreme Council of the Armed Forces (SCAF), much to the displeasure of the Egyptian public who demand a transfer of power to a leader elected by the ballot box.

To read more, go to http://www.fairobserver.com/article/aboul-fotouh-new-path-egypt

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