The Delegation Of Egypt On The Electoral Violence

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The Delegation of Egypt American High School The Delegation of Egypt on the Electoral Violence The Arab Republic of Egypt has shown the effects of Electoral Violence, when the overthrow of the Islamic President Mohammed Morsi in June 2013 resulted in a string of violent incidents, widely recognized as the Egyptian Crisis. Between July 3, 2013 and January 31, 2014, an estimated total of 3,143 Egyptians have been killed in various acts of political violence. Over 17,000 Egyptians are estimated were wounded in more than 1,100 demonstrations and clashes between July 3, 2013 and February 28, 2013. An estimated 18,977 Egyptians were detained for reasons relevant to the country’s political turmoil between July 3 and December 31, principally from the Muslim Brotherhood and other Islamist organizations. The Arab Republic of Egypt is an active member of the United Nations and the African Union. Egypt has ratified numerous UN Human Rights Conventions and consequently has made binding international commitments to comply to the standards determined in these universal human rights documents. For example, Egypt signed the International Covenant on Civil and Political Rights (CCPR) on August 4, 1967, which commits its parties to respect the civil and political rights of individuals, including the right to life, freedom of religion, freedom of speech, freedom of assembly, electoral rights and rights to due process and a fair trial. However, numerous obstacles
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