November 23, 2010

Elections in Egypt

State of Permanent Emergency Incompatible with Free and Fair Vote

Introduction
I. Elections in a State of Emergency
Disruption of Demonstrations
Media Crackdown
Arrests of Campaign Activists
II. Crackdown on the Muslim Brotherhood
III. Election Violence and Police Brutality
IV. Insufficient Independent Oversight
Judicial Supervision Curtailed
Civil Society Observation of Elections
V. Stifling Political Parties
VI. Looking Forward