A group of young activists is calling on Egyptians to boycott the parliamentary elections in honor of the martyrs of the revolution and imprisoned political dissidents.
Major General Ref`at Qumsān, the election affairs adviser, stated that women wearing the niqāb (full veil that covers the ace), will not be allowed to cast their ballots unless they remove their veil while voting.
Egyptian Supreme Administrative Court presided by judge Dr. Jamāl Nada postponed the hearing of the claim filed on dissolving political parties based on religious platforms to December 19.
In an effort to enhance the new understanding of citizenship values, a remarkable number of Coptic candidates throughout Egypt's constituencies is witnessed running for the parliamentary individual electoral lists.
The long-awaited parliamentary election, starting on Oct. 18-19, witnesses many of the candidates who were prominent political faces from the era of the president Mubarak who was toppled by the January 25 Revolution in 2011. It also witnesses the...