TITLE

Egypt's judiciary flexes its muscles

AUTHOR(S)
Baghat, Hossam
PUB. DATE
January 2007
SOURCE
Global Corruption Report;2007, p201
SOURCE TYPE
Report
DOC. TYPE
Article
ABSTRACT
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.
ACCESSION #
25377734

 

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