The Surveillance System Of Egypt

1374 Words Sep 3rd, 2015 6 Pages
Since 2013, including president El Sissy’s first year in power, there have been no real political or security reforms. The current regime continued to work without a legislative body for more than two years, with the president issuing hundreds of legislative bills without any real community or political dialogue (Abd Rabou 2015) . The surveillance system in Egypt simply does not work while the presidency and other security services have a strict hold on power and while human rights violations are made by police officers in police stations, prison cells, and even on the streets. All of which is a continued replay of Mubarak’s security policies. The constitution has been violated many times by the regime and the president declared it to be “too ambitious” .
Moreover, with the continuing distrust of the judicial system and its bias against most opponents of the regime including youth, Islamists and non-Islamists; and also with the traumatisation and nationalisation of most of media platforms, terrorism has continued to hit Egypt. ISIS and other terrorist groups are able to recruit more members who are angered and frustrated by the regime. Shutting out many political forces from politics in particular and the public space in general has led to an increase in political violence.
The current regime’s fiscal and economic policies, therefore, are not productive and are lacking transparency, accountability, and feasibility –not to mention distributive mechanisms. As El-Sheneity…
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