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Sarah Raslan

Newly Issued Lustration Law Slammed as Ineffective

[An NDP election poster during the 2010 elections. Photo Credit Ahram Online.]

The law, which bans remnants of the former NDP from participating in political life, has been issued just days before elections are due to be held. The long promised lustration law, which disenfranchises former leading members of the National Democratic Party (NDP) and bans them from running for public office, was finally issued on Monday. The lustration law, passed by the ruling Supreme Council of the Armed Forces (SCAF), is an adjustment to the disenfranchisement law ...

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Sarah Raslan


Sarah Raslan
is a writer for Ahram Online. Ahram Online is the English-language news web site published by Al-Ahram Establishment, Egypt’s largest news organization, and the publisher of the Middle East’s oldest newspaper, the daily Al-Ahram, in publication since 1875.