Egypt restricts opposition before vote, with security forces arresting hundreds of opposition activists, and clamping down on the media ahead of parliamentary elections next week according to Amnesty International.
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Egyptian authorities order the closure of the Egyptian branch of the International Rehabilitation Council for Torture Victims (IRCT), a prominent NGO that documents alleged human rights abuses and treats torture victims. Amnesty International condemns the closure of the Nadeem centre, saying the NGO gives a lifeline to hundreds of victims of torture and families of people subjected to enforced disappearances. 2016-02-17 (Context: Amnesty International, Egypt)
Results from the parliamentary election in Egypt indicate the ruling National Democratic Party has won 80% of seats. 2010-12-7 (Context: Egypt, Egyptian parliamentary elections)
Egypt holds parliamentary runoff elections following alleged electoral fraud in last week's first round. 2010-12-5 (Context: Egypt, Egyptian parliamentary elections)
The Muslim Brotherhood, Egypt's largest opposition bloc, claims fraud in the parliamentary elections and says it has won no seats. 2010-11-29 (Context: Egypt, Egyptian parliamentary elections)
Voters in Egypt go to the polls for parliamentary elections amid reports of the detention of hundreds of opposition supporters, scattered violence, vote buying and the ejection of independent monitors as the government cracks down on the opposition; 21 people are wounded in skirmishes connected with the poll. 2010-11-28 (Context: Egypt, Egyptian parliamentary elections)
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