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Parliament advances constitutional amendments by overwhelming majority, opposition speaks out
485 out of 596 lawmakers in Egypt's Parliament voted in favor of amending the Constitution
‘Union to Defend the Constitution’ brings opposition forces together to reject constitutional amendments
Political figures announce the establishment of a group formed to oppose constitutional amendments
Constitutional amendments submitted to Parliament could allow Sisi to stay in power until 2034
If passed, President Abdel Fattah al-Sisi would be able to run for two further six-year terms
Egypt’s new political order in the making
Ashraf Hakim and Asmahan Soliman | Constitutional amendments will extend Sisi’s term and grant him sweeping powers
Is Sisi’s dismissal of Administrative Control Authority head Mohamed Irfan legal?
Rana Mamdouh | General Sherif Seif Eddin Hussein Khalil was sworn in on Thursday as the new head of the Administrative
Sisi’s ‘final’ term?
Rana Mamdouh | Impending constitutional amendments aim to extend presidential term limits
Expanding the powers and mandate of Egypt’s president
Rana Mamdouh | "There is a governing article in the Constitution that prevents changing the presidential term"
From constitution to law: The legalities of making art in Egypt
Lara El Gibaly | Who gets to decide what counts as art?
Laws parliament may not review, including the protest law
Mai Shams El-Din | All eyes are now on parliament’s new committees and the laws they are in the process of reviewing,
 
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Ahmed Ezzat
Law to hush up NGOs
Along the lines of the protest law, which the government enforced to restrain the public sphere and hinder
 
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Parliament’s General Committee approves request to amend Constitution
8 Egyptian rights groups reject plan to amend Constitution so Sisi can serve a third term
Lawyers appeal detained novelist Ahmed Naji’s prison sentence
Constitutional Court opens door for dual national parliamentary candidates
Minister: State saboteurs don’t deserve Egyptian nationality
President Mansour makes final address before handing over to Sisi
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