Saturday, 1 October 2011

Egypt's angry political groups say they'll boycott elections | McClatchy

Egypt's angry political groups say they'll boycott elections McClatchy

In a major setback on Egypt's path to democracy, dozens of the country's political parties and movements announced Thursday that they'll boycott the first parliamentary elections scheduled since former President Hosni Mubarak's government collapsed seven months ago. Forty-three political parties, ranging from the conservative Freedom and Justice Party of the Muslim Brotherhood to the liberal Ghad Party of one-time presidential candidate Ayman Nour, said they'd take part in the boycott...
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