Sunday, September 04, 2005

Egyptian poll monitors 'banned'

Egyptian poll monitors 'banned'

President Mubarak is widely expected to win the electionEgypt's electoral commission says it will not allow independent groups to monitor Wednesday's presidential election, defying a court ruling.
The commission said only supervisors, candidates and their representatives would be allowed in polling stations.
The decision has fuelled fears of vote rigging in the country's first multi-candidate presidential poll.


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