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Friday, December 4, 2009

The Government Reacts to ElBaradei

UPDATE: Here's the BBC's take on the ElBaradei flurry.

ElBaradei's conditions do not please the Egyptian government (surprise!) if this Al-Ahram report is any indicator: it says ElBaradei is seeking a "Constitutional Revolution" in order to make his candidacy possible. (Among his other demands was removing the article of the constitution that restricts who and which parties are eligible to nominate candidates.)

Also, here's an English version of the ElBaradei story.

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