From the Editors
Revolution Continues parliamentary candidate Khaled El-Sayyed reflects on his experience of running in the elections and why parliament should reflect the soul of the revolution. With young activists and protesters at the forefront of the Egyptian revolution, the upcoming parliament was expected to feature a significant number of youth members. With the second stage entering run-offs this week, it has become apparent that for the many young candidates contesting seats in ...Keep Reading »
On the eve of Egypt’s first post-Mubarak parliamentary polls, the streets of Damietta are filled with banners and posters for the various candidates. Those most in evidence are those of the Muslim Brotherhood’s Freedom and Justice Party (FJP), the Salafist Al-Nour Party and the centrist-Islamist Al-Wasat Party. The three parties are expected to take the lead in elections, in which 12 of parliament’s 498 seats are allotted to Damiettans. Notably, Damietta, located on the ...Keep Reading »
Nada El-Kouny writes for Ahram Online.