The Collapse of the Egyptian Regime Essay

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Three months ago, no one in the world could have expected the collapse of the Egyptian regime as a result of a popular revolution. The Egyptians revolted against the iron-fisted hand of the Egyptian president, Hosni Mubarak, over three main authorities in Egypt, which are the legislative authority, the executive authority, and the judicial authority. Revolutionaries also called for overthrow the Egyptian regime in order to achieve all their aspirations for a better life in Egypt, and this appeared clearly from their daily chant for eighteen continuous days, which was “the people want to bring down the regime.” They realized most of their aims through overthrowing Hosni Mubarak the last Egyptian Pharaoh, and agreed on the transferring of…show more content…
After pondering on this issue on many occasions, I think that there are four main reasons for this massive participation: the sense of freedom to vote for long decades, the feeling of trust in the current authorities, the desire to achieve stability after a period of excruciating misery, and the influence of the special interest groups. Generally, Egyptian electors participated in the referendum due to their sense of freedom to vote. In fact, they have broken the feeling of fear by toppling Hosni Mubarak the arrogant dictator. In the past, no one in Egypt could have participated in any elections or referendums because of the enormous restrictions on voting, for there were only fake referendums and the results were known three days before any process; moreover, the Egyptian authority obtained the power to choose the people who should participate in referendums through putting many obstacles on issuing voting papers. First, they prevented most of the political parties, especially the Muslim Brotherhood, from obtaining voting papers by specifying one month only to issue them without any announcement of this month. Second, the clear intransigence on the part of the High Election Commission (HEC) in issuing permits to non-governmental organizations to monitor referendums, and some monitors who were granted permits wouldn’t be
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