|
|
|
|
|
6th Zilhaj 1435 | Wednesday, Oct 01, 2014
Islamic World

Egypt's opposition to appeal constitution referendum result

Sunday, 23 December 2012
Comments(0)
Egypt, December 23:

Egypt's main opposition bloc named " the National Salvation Front" said in a press conference Sunday that it would appeal the result of the constitutional referendum that initially showed approval of the draft constitution, claiming that it was based on fraud.

The front's statement, read by communist politician Abdel- Ghaffar Shukr, said the front would document the violations committed during the voting process and submit them to the prosecution-general, vowing to continue their struggle against the constitution.

For his part, leftist ex-presidential candidate Hamdeen Sabahy said during the conference that "the front will continue its peaceful struggle to topple the constitution," adding that the front was ready to go through all democratic battles and that it would take part in the upcoming parliamentary elections.

Islamists and conservatives are the main advocates of the new constitution, while liberals, leftists and Copts, mostly represented in the National Salvation Front , oppose it wholeheartedly.

The initial results of Egypt's constitutional referendum held Dec. 15 and Dec. 22 showed the approval of 63.5 percent of voters of the newly-written constitution.

The official results of the constitutional referendum will be announced Monday, according to the supreme committee running the referendum.

--ANI--

Latest News

KCR turned Bhatukamma as brand image of Telangana

Chief Minister K. Chandrashekar Rao seemed to have succeeded in his mission to create a brand image ...

AP takes another decision on Capital

Andhra Pradesh government has taken another decision towards building and development of new capital for the State. Thr ...

AP Cabinet decides to give 20% Crop Loan, ...

After a four-hour marathon meeting on Wednesday, Andhra Pradesh Cabinet, chaired by Chief Minister N Chandrababu Naidu, today decided to wai ...

Related News

81 killed in Iraq as security forces launc...

At least 81 people were killed Wednesday in airstrikes and clashes between the Iraqi forces and militants, security sources said. In Sala ...

Hamas denies forming 'Popular Army' in Gaza

The Islamic Hamas movement Wednesday denied media reports about its plan to form a "Popular Army" in ...

Blasts at schools kill 18 in Syria

At least 18 civilians, most of them children, were killed and over 56 others wounded in twin bombings that rocked Syria's central province o ...

Post new comment

To combat spam, please enter the code in the image.

Rs. 26690 (Per 10g)

Opinion Poll
Do you think Satya Nadella's meeting with KCR is a booster for IT in Telangana state?
YesNoCan't say

Matrimony | Photos | Videos | Search | Polls | Archives | Advertise | Letters

© The Siasat Daily, 2012. All rights reserved.
Jawaharlal Nehru Road, Abids, Hyderabad - 500001, AP, India
Tel: +91-40-24744180, Fax: +91-40-24603188
contact@siasat.com