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The Egyptian Presidential Election on Social Networks

08/06/2014 | by Barak, Michael (Dr.)  

The Egyptian presidential election, which took place on May 26-27, 2014, has sparked a lively discourse on social networks On the one hand, the secular Tamarod movement, the Salafist Al-Nour Party and others groups supported Sisi’s presidential nomination, on the other hand the secular April 6 Youth Movement and the Muslim Brothers called for a boycott of the elections and denounced the militarization of Egypt resulting from Sisi’s nomination.

This discourse reflects a deep rift, split and polarization among Egyptian society that threatens the security and stability of Egypt. In this atmosphere, terror can also arise.

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