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Egyptian constitutional referendum marked by low turnout, allegations of fraud

By Johannes Stern, December 17, 2012

On Saturday the first round of voting on Egypt’s new Islamist and military-backed constitution took place in ten of the country’s 27 governorates.

Mass protests against referendum on new Egyptian constitution

By Chris Marsden, December 12, 2012

Over a hundred thousand people demonstrated in Cairo yesterday against a referendum scheduled for December 15 on an Islamist constitution that enshrines the authority of the military.

Mursi calls on military in Egypt crisis

By Patrick Martin, December 10, 2012

Army officers have been given the power to arrest civilians to maintain “public order.”

Protests spread throughout Egypt against Islamist dictatorship

By Johannes Stern, December 8, 2012

Mass protests against the US-backed Islamist government of President Mohamed Mursi spread throughout Egypt yesterday.

Egypt’s US-backed president Mursi deploys army, prepares massive repression

By Johannes Stern, December 7, 2012

Fearing mass protests, the Mursi regime deployed the army around the Presidential Palace in Cairo.

Mursi’s crackdown exposes counter-revolutionary role of Egyptian Revolutionary Socialists

By Johannes Stern, December 6, 2012

Mursi’s bloody crackdown against protesters opposing his power grab exposes the counterrevolutionary character of the Revolutionary Socialists’ support for him.

US-backed Muslim Brotherhood unleashes bloody crackdown in Cairo

By Johannes Stern, December 6, 2012

With Washington’s tacit support, the Islamists are seeking to crush strikes and protests and re-establish untrammeled dictatorial rule in Egypt.

Mass anti-Mursi protests, clashes with police in Cairo

By Chris Marsden, December 5, 2012

Protests Tuesday against the dictatorial powers assumed by Egyptian President Mohamed Mursi and his efforts to ram through a new constitution culminated in a massive march on the presidential palace.

Mass protests as Egyptian government seeks to push through constitution

By Joseph Kishore, December 1, 2012

The new constitution enshrines the domination of the military over Egyptian society.

Egypt’s proposed constitution enshrines dictatorial powers and military rule

By Chris Marsden, November 30, 2012

The rushing through yesterday of Egypt’s new constitution by the Constituent Assembly is an aggressive move by the Muslim Brotherhood and President Mohammed Mursi.

Mass protests against Egyptian President Mursi

By Johannes Stern, November 28, 2012

Hundreds of thousands protested in Cairo'’s Tahrir Square and throughout Egypt against Islamist president Mohamed Mursi and the Muslim Brotherhood (MB).

Mass protest against Mursi set for Egypt’s Tahrir Square

By Chris Marsden, November 27, 2012

Rival mass protest will be staged today, provoked by President Mohamed Mursi’s decree granting himself virtually dictatorial powers.