Sisi’s call for dialogue cautiously welcomed by Egypt’s opposition

Source: Middle East Institute

Author(s): Khaled Dawoud

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As a journalist and former president of the Egyptian opposition Dostour Party, which was established by Nobel Peace Prize laureate Mohamed ElBaradei in 2012, I suffered 19 months of imprisonment without trial between September 2019 and April 2021, similar to hundreds of other secular, pro-democracy opponents. However, since my release from prison, officials close to President Abdel-Fattah el-Sisi have been promoting the argument that after spending eight years in office, he has achieved a reasonable degree of internal stability, placed the economy “on the right track,” and was now open to work on political and democratic reforms.

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