Egypt's judiciary flexes its muscles

Baghat, Hossam
January 2007
Global Corruption Report;2007, p201
The article discusses the developments of the judicial system toward minimizing corruption in Egypt. The announcement of President Hosni Mubarak in withdrawing a ban on the fielding of opposition candidates for the post of the president in the September 2005 election led the call for improved independence with growing demands for more representative democracy. The integrity and independence of the investigation and prosecution process would dictate the effectiveness of the judicial system.


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