The absence of the legislative body and the future of politics in Egypt

Since July 2013 Egypt has been without a parliament after its election laws were ruled unconstitutional and in the interim gives full legislative control to the president.

Dr. Abd Rabou, professor at Cairo University examines the electoral processes, manoeuvres by state institutions, the nationalisation of politics in Egypt, and the implications this has on its future and political pluralism.

The views represented in this paper are those of the author(s) and do not necessarily reflect the views of the Arab Reform Initiative, its staff, or its board.