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July 21, 2011 6:37 pm

Egyptian Generals Ban Election Observers

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Telegraph – Egypt’s generals were accused of subverting the country’s pro-democracy revolution on Thursday after they banned international observers from monitoring a vital parliamentary election to be held this autumn.

The decision triggered outrage among many of the activists at the forefront of February’s overthrow of Hosni Mubarak, the former president, and raised fears of further instability at a time when many reformers believe the gains they made five months ago are under threat.

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