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Voters queue in Egypt's first post-Mubarak election

Publié par Clifford Armion le 28/11/2011

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Tom Perry and Alistair Lyon

CAIRO (Reuters) - Egyptians queued up to vote Monday in the first big test of a transition born in popular revolutionary euphoria that soured into distrust of the generals who replaced their master, Hosni Mubarak. In the nine months since a revolt ended the ex-president's 30-year rule, political change in Egypt has faltered, with the military apparently more focused on preserving its power and privilege than on fostering any democratic transformation. Frustration erupted last week into bloody protests that cost 42 lives and forced the army council to promise civilian rule by July after the parliamentary vote and a presidential poll, now expected in June, much sooner than previously envisaged. Read on...
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"Voters queue in Egypt's first post-Mubarak election", La Clé des Langues [en ligne], Lyon, ENS de LYON/DGESCO (ISSN 2107-7029), novembre 2011. Consulté le 16/04/2024. URL: https://cle.ens-lyon.fr/anglais/archives/archives-revue-de-presse/voters-queue-in-egypt-s-first-post-mubarak-election