Egypt to hold parliamentary election starting Oct 18-19

By REUTERS
August 30, 2015 20:27




CAIRO - Egypt will hold a long-awaited parliamentary election in two phases starting Oct. 18-19, the election commission said on Sunday, the final step of a roadmap to democracy that critics say has been tainted by a crackdown on dissent.

The first phase of voting was due to begin in March but the election was delayed after a court ruled part of an election law unconstitutional.


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