Title Al-Sisi poised for empty victory in Egypt as signs of unrest grow across the region Degree of recognition International Media name/outlet The Conversation Media type Web Country United Kingdom Date 26/03/18 Description Egyptians are voting in presidential elections on March 26-28. Abdel Fattah al-Sisi, who grabbed power in 2013, is set to win another term by a landslide. Yet this is far from a sign of strength: opposition candidates have been silenced, and even pro-government media are being purged of the slightest undertone of dissent.
Al-Sisi’s grip on power may appear firm, but his country’s problems can’t be thrown into jail like his opponents. His predecessors Hosni Mubarak and Anwar Sadat learned this the hard way.
Producer/Author Pamela Abbott; Andrea Teti URL https://theconversation.com/al-sisi-poised-for-empty-victory-in-egypt-as-signs-of-unrest-grow-across-the-region-93518 Persons Pamela Abbott, Andrea Teti