Tuesday, March 27, 2007

Removing even the democratic facade

Few Egyptians vote on amendments - Los Angeles Times: "Government officials estimated turnout of registered voters at 25%; the Egyptian Organization for Human Rights put it at 4%.

'It can't even be called minimal participation,' said Ghada Shahbandar, a member of the independent monitoring group Shayfeen.com. 'The people of Egypt did not show up for this referendum.'"

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