• Critics of various governments in the MENA region have often pointed to elections, and the extent to which they are free, fair, and transparent, as an example of their lack of legitimacy.

  • Article // Jul 17, 2014
    Mohamed Elmenshawy
    Just 48 hours before handing over the reigns to now President Abdel Fattah el-Sisi, Egypt’s interim President Adly Mansour signed into law a controversial piece of legislation that regulates elections for Egypt’s new House of Representatives. Mohamed Elmenshawy explains why many in the country fear that this election law represents a dramatic setback.