Archive for June, 2012

Clashes and ballot stuffing continued until the end of the second day

June 17th, 2012 by Editor

On June 17, 2012, the Egyptian Coalition for Election Observation submitted the seventh official report to the Presidential Election Commission against ballot stuffing and clashes of the candidates’ supporters. Group transport continued until the end of the second voting day. The Egyptian Coalition for Election Observation called upon the election commission to take the suitable legal actions for avoiding any further electoral violations. Read the rest of this entry »

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Electoral bribery and ballot stuffing emerge during the second day

June 17th, 2012 by Editor

On June 17, 2012, the Egyptian Coalition for Election Observation submitted the sixth official report to the Presidential Election Commission against vote buying in Menia and Gharbia and ballot stuffing in Sharkia, Gharbia and Fayoum. Clashes of the candidates’ supporters emerged in Bani Suef, Cairo and Menoufia. Group transport continued in Cairo, Damietta and Minia. The Egyptian Coalition for Election Observation called upon the election commission to take the suitable legal actions for avoiding any further electoral violations. Read the rest of this entry »

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Continuous violation of electoral silence on the second day

June 17th, 2012 by Editor

On June 17, 2012, the Egyptian Federation for Election Observation submitted the fifth official report to the Presidential Election Commission against continuous violation of electoral silence  in Giza, North Sinai, Cairo, Behaira, Kalyoubia, Aswan, bani Suef and Fayoum. Group transport was documented in Damietta, Cairo, Alexandria and Fayoum. The Egyptian Federation for Election Observation called upon the election commission to take the suitable legal actions for avoiding any further electoral violations. Read the rest of this entry »

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Late opening of polling stations on the second day

June 17th, 2012 by Editor

On June 17, 2012, the Egyptian Federation for Election Observation deployed 1600 local observers countrywide on the second election day. The observers of the Egyptian coalition documented late opening of polling stations. The Egyptian Federation for Election Observation called upon the election commission to take the suitable legal actions for confronting any further electoral violations. Read the rest of this entry »

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Early closing of polling stations in 5 governorates

June 16th, 2012 by Editor

On June 16, 2012, the Egyptian Federation for Election Observation submitted an official complaint to the Presidential Election Commission against early closing of polling stations in existence of scores of voters in Minia, Behaira, Assuit, Giza and Gharbia. The observers of the Egyptian coalition were banned from entering polling stations in Assuit, Giza and Sharkia. The electoral silence was violated in Bani Suef, Giza, Minia and Cairo. Clashes of the candidates’ supporters continued in Bani Suef, Minia, North Sinai and Giza. The Egyptian Federation for Election Observation called upon the election commission to take the perpetrators to accountability. Read the rest of this entry »

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Group transport and clashers in 15 governorates countrywide

June 16th, 2012 by Editor

On June 16, 2012, the Egyptian Federation for Election Observation submitted an official complaint to the Presidential Election Commission against violation of the electoral silence, group transport and clashes of the candidates’ supporters in 15 governorates countrywide. The electoral silence continued in Minia, Aswan, Giza, Kalyoubia, Sharkia and Behaira. the observers of the Egyptian coalition witnessed group voting in Cairo, Minia and Damietta. Clashes of the presidential candidates’ supporters took place in Kalyoubia, North Sinai and Kena. Polling stations in Cairo, Behaira and Menoufia witnessed administrative problems. Read the rest of this entry »

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Violation of electoral silence in 13 governorates countrywide

June 16th, 2012 by Editor

On June 16, 2012, the Egyptian Federation for Election Observation submitted an official complaint to the Presidential Election Commission against violation of the electoral silence in 13 governorates countrywide: Cairo, Gharbia, Assuit, Damietta, Giza, North Sinai, Luxor, Suez, Kalyoubia, Alexandria and Minia. The complaint called upon the election commission to take the perpetrators to accountability. Read the rest of this entry »

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Increasing electoral participation in the runoff

June 16th, 2012 by Editor

On June 16, 2012, the Egyptian Federation for Election Observation deployed 1600 local observers countrywide. The observers of the Egyptian coalition observed increasing of the voting rate amongst women and old people in addition to using safe ballot boxes, phosphoric ink and construction of wide umbrellas in front of the poling centers for protection of voters against high temperature. The observers sated that most of the polling stations opened early. The documented electoral findings are mentioned below: Read the rest of this entry »

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Court challenge against formation of the constitutional assembly

June 14th, 2012 by Editor

On June 14, 2012, the Egyptian Organization for Human Rights (EOHR) submitted a challenge to the Egyptian administrative court to stop activation of the parliamentary decision for formation of the national constitutional assembly. Read the rest of this entry »

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EOHR submitted a court challenge against the minister of justice’ decision

June 14th, 2012 by Editor

On June 14, 2012, the Egyptian Organization for Human Rights (EOHR) submitted a challenge to the Egyptian administrative court to stop activation of the Minister of Justice decree No. 4991 for the year 2012 which was published in the official newspaper on 13/6/2012 as it gives authority to officers, noncommissioned officers of military intelligence and military police of judicial arrest of civilians for their crimes (non-military ones). Read the rest of this entry »

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