Tagged with Democracy

Friday Prayers for Egypt: Constitution Open

Friday Prayers for Egypt: Constitution Open

God, Egypt has taken its first concrete step forward since President Morsi was removed. By completing the draft constitution, set for a referendum in January, the roadmap for rebuilding democracy is underway. But it is ill-defined. The constitution leaves open the order of elections, if parliamentary or presidential will occur first. It also does not … Continue reading

Friday Prayers for Egypt: Presidential Musings

God, It seems things can never be simple in Egypt. While the official registration period for presidential candidacy does not open for a few weeks, Egypt already has multiple self-professed seekers, as well as one to drop out already. Some have been bold and outspoken, others lie quietly and wait. And for the Muslim Brotherhood, … Continue reading