Wednesday , 11 December 2019

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Normalizing the military judiciary: How the constitutional amendments bring the Armed Forces into Egypt’s judicial system

The day after a set of controversial constitutional amendments were approved in a national referendum in April, the Minister of Justice sent three laws to the heads of Egypt’s judicial bodies.

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University staff in Egypt receive military training

The Egyptian government is organizing training sessions for second- and third-rank university professors, administrators and employees to train them in leadership and organizational skills at Nasser Higher Military Academy, under the supervision of sociology professors and military generals.

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New Political Struggles for Egypt’s Military

Much of the focus on the Egyptian constitutional amendments ratified on April 20-22 has been on those allowing President Abdel Fattah El-Sisi to stay in power for an additional eight years and gain full control over the judicial branch. However, little attention has been paid to the amendments affecting the …

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Army to assist in development of Egypt’s railway: Al-Sisi

President Abdel Fattah Al-Sisi vowed to hold those responsible for the deadly Cairo Railway Station accident, which killed 22 people and injured 40 others, adding that the armed forces as well as other state institutions will cooperate in order to develop the railway system in Egypt.

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The Armed Forces and the Constitution: Amendments grant the military unchecked powers

Among the proposed amendments to Egypt’s Constitution currently making their way through Parliament is an unprecedented change to the defined role of the Armed Forces in the country. In all nine constitutions* since Egypt’s first in 1882, the military’s role was limited to a single task: protecting the country and …

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