Egypt’s military rulers consider speeding up elections amid public pressure

26.12.2011                      30.Kislev. 5772                       Channuka 6                      Rosch Chodesch 1

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Egypt's military rulers consider speeding up elections amid public pressure

Protesters, politicians want quicker move to civilian rule; under plan new plan, voting would end on February 22 instead of March 5, and be held in two rounds, not three.

Egypt's military rulers are studying a proposal from their own advisers to bring forward parliamentary elections by two weeks after demands from protesters and politicians to speed up transition to civilian rule, an advisory council member said on Sunday.
Many Egyptians believe the army is no longer fit to manage security on the ground and carry out difficult reforms at a time of political and economic crisis….