Is Egypt’s new draft constitution the best the country has ever known? Do the drafters (the “C50”) deserve the credit that many have been affording them? The text certainly includes a number of important improvements.
“It’s like 2011 all over again. The army and the police have no fear, and are using the courts to ratify their oppression. They’re even arresting the same activists they arrested two years ago,” an Egyptian colleague told me as we read the news that dozens of Egyptian activists had …
The big winners of Egypt’s constitutional draft are the very institutions that overturned the Morsi government.