Friday, March 23, 2007

Legalizing the succession

Daily Star Egypt - Full Article: "The amendments have abrogated everything ... They have legalized the emergency laws, have made them part of the constitution,' he said.

'It means the cancellation of the constitution, really.'

Kefaya came to prominence in 2005 when it opposed a fifth six-year term for President Hosni Mubarak and any move to pass the presidency on to his son, Gamal.

But Mubarak's re-election and a decline in US interest in political reform in Egypt have weakened the group and its protests have dwindled."

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