Shafik

By IndepthAfrica
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Jun 25th, 2012
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The crowd in Tahrir Square that cheered Sunday’s victory by Muslim Brotherhood candidate Mohammed Morsi in a presidential run off, didn’t represent a majority of Egyptians. His triumph is both a victory – and a potential disaster – for democracy, and for Egypt. It is a victory...
By IndepthAfrica
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Jun 25th, 2012
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Mohammed Morsi’s victory over Ahmed Shafik in the Egyptian presidential election is a political triumph for the Muslim Brotherhood, a banned organization for most of the years since the country became a republic in 1953. It is likewise an important victory for Egyptian and Middle East democracy...
By IndepthAfrica
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Jun 16th, 2012
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Egyptians voted on Saturday in the first free presidential election in their history that for many offers a choice of the lesser of two evils – a military man who served deposed autocrat Hosni Mubarak or an Islamist who says he is running for God. Reeling from a court order two days ago to diss...