Archive for December, 2011

Phase 2 Press release no. 3

December 14th, 2011 by Editor

Preliminary report on the observation mission of the Egyptian Coalition for Electoral Observation

On December 14, 2011, the Egyptian People’s Assembly elections in the second phase continued in Giza, Menoufia, Sharkia, Ismailia, Bani Suef, Suez, Behaira, Sohag and Aswan Governorates. The electoral observation mission documented good participation of voters, in spite of the existence of some violence incidents in Sohag and Sharkia. Some electoral challenges like the late opening of the polling stations, non existence of the phosphoric ink and and campaigning inside and outside the polling stations continued for the Egyptian Bloc, Al Wasat, Al Nour and Freedom and Justice Political Parties. Read the rest of this entry »

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Phase 2 Press release no. 2

December 14th, 2011 by Editor

Preliminary report on the observation mission of the Egyptian Coalition for Electoral Observation

On December 14, 2011, the Egyptian People’s Assembly elections in the second phase continued in Giza, Menoufia, Sharkia, Ismailia, Bani Suef, Suez, Behaira, Sohag and Aswan Governorates. The electoral observation mission generally praised the electoral process until this moment, although they have monitored some electoral violations made by Al Nour and Freedom and Justice Political Parties. Some polling stations were still closed. The observers also monitored thuggish acts, fraud and group voting in Giza and Behaira.    Read the rest of this entry »

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Phase 2 Press release no. 1

December 14th, 2011 by Editor

Preliminary report on the observation mission of the Egyptian Coalition for Electoral Observation

On December 14, 2011, the marathon of the Egyptian People’s Assembly elections in the second phase in Giza, Menoufia, Sharkia, Ismailia, Bani Suef, Suez, Behaira, Sohag and Aswan Governorates. The second phase includes 2241 independent candidates competing for 60 seats and 1429 candidates for the political parties’ lists. 10922 judges are supervising the Egyptian electoral process. Read the rest of this entry »

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EOHR welcomes reopening investigation on murdering General Mohammed Al Batran

December 12th, 2011 by Editor

The Egyptian Organization for Human Rights (EOHR) welcomes reopening investigation on murdering General Mohammed Al Batran, the head of Prisons’ Sector, Egyptian Ministry of Interior. The Prosecutor General refered the complaint no.10656, year 2011, submitted by Hafez Abu Seada, Attorney at Law, to the Technical Office to look into murder.    Read the rest of this entry »

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EOHR welcomes forming the Advisory Council

December 9th, 2011 by Editor

The Egyptian Organization for Human Rights (EOHR) welcomes forming the Advisory Council and calls the Supreme Council for Armed Forces (SCAF) to take its recommendations into account. EOHR also calls for providing the council with the required powers to achieve its responsibilities. Read the rest of this entry »

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Press release no. 4, round 2

December 6th, 2011 by Editor

Preliminary report on the observation mission of the Egyptian Coalition for Electoral Observation

On December 6, 2011, the second round of the first phase on the Egyptian People’s Assembly elections in Cairo, Alexandria, Assuit, Luxor, Port Said, Kafr Al Sheikh, Damietta, Fayoum and Red Sea Governorates, ended at 7 pm. Read the rest of this entry »

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Press release no. 3, round 2

December 6th, 2011 by Editor

Preliminary report on the observation mission of the Egyptian Coalition for Electoral Observation

On December 6, 2011, voting continued during the second round of the first phase on the Egyptian People’s Assembly elections in Cairo, Alexandria, Assuit, Luxor, Port Said, Kafr Al Sheikh, Damietta, Fayoum and Red Sea Governorates. Read the rest of this entry »

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The Egyptian Coalition for Election Observation holds a press conference on the results of the parliamentary election observation mission during the first phase

December 6th, 2011 by Editor

The Egyptian Coalition for Election Observation[1] holds a press conference on the results of the parliamentary election observation mission during the first phase. The conference will be held on December 7, 2011, 12 pm, at the headquarters of the Egyptian organization for Human Rights (EOHR). Read the rest of this entry »

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Press release no. 2, round 2

December 5th, 2011 by Editor

Preliminary report on the observation mission of the Egyptian Coalition for Electoral Observation

On December 5, 2011, voting continued during the second round of the first phase on the Egyptian People’s Assembly elections in Cairo, Alexandria, Assuit, Luxor, Port Said, Kafr Al Sheikh, Damietta, Fayoum and Red Sea Governorates. The polling stations closed at 7 pm with poor participation of voters during the voting process in comparison with the first round. Many people did not vote in the second round because of not getting fined or because of the absence of their relative candidates in the second round. Read the rest of this entry »

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Press release no. 1

December 5th, 2011 by Editor

Preliminary report on the observation mission of the Egyptian Coalition for Electoral Observation

On December 5, 2011, the second round  of the first phase on the Egyptian People’s Assembly elections started in Cairo, Alexandria, Assuit, Luxor, Port Said, Kafr Al Sheikh, Damietta, Fayoum and Red Sea Governorates. The second round includes 104 independent candidates competing on 52 parliamentary seats, among them are 48 candidates belong to Freedom and Justice Political Party and 36 candidates belong to Al Nour Political Party. They also include 36 candidates related to the Egyptian Bloc, a candidate from Al Wafd Political Party and another from the Egyptian National Political Party in addition to 4 individual candidates. Read the rest of this entry »

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