World News: Egypt parliamentary elections


In Egypt, the local government recently held parliamentary elections. While protesting that they had adequate local rights groups and did not need international elections monitors, it seems that this may have been a cover for implementing widespread election fraud which has left the ruling party in power and has wiped out the majority of their opposition. To read more about the issue and the ensuing violence that is taking place, see the following articles and audio files from Jurist, NPR, the Washington Post and the New York Times.

No international elections monitors before:

Accusations of fraud after:

References

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