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Egypt voters list controversy

06-14-2012 02:42 BJT

In Egypt, where the Supreme Presidential Elections Committee has ruled out releasing the list of voters, as demanded by some protesters, including the Muslim Brotherhood, days to the scheduled presidential run-off.

The committee said doing so would constitute an illegality. Judge Hatem Bagato, the committee's spokesman dispelled criticism on the integrity of the first round elections. Bagato also said he could not predict what will happen if the Constitutional court stopped former prime minister Ahmed Shafiq from contesting the presidency.

Judge Hatem Bagato, Spokesman of Presidential Elections Committee, said, "We fear no one , if we feel there is pressure on us to contradict the law we will leave the committee. We will never give anything to a candidate that is not indicated in the presidential elections law. The elections committee doesn't care about the protests and doesn't care about the insults and accusations that it is facing, this will not affect its work. And it will not make us give in to illegal demands".


Editor:James |Source: CNTV

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