Egyptian pre-election special
Hosni Mubarak’s campaign poster. Caption reads: “Leadership… and crossing into the future.
©2005 Hosni Mubarak
Ayman Nour campaign banner.
©2005 Ayman Nour
Egypt is about to experience a first: its citizens will get the opportunity to go to the ballot box to select a new president in the country’s first-ever multi-candidate elections. Given our inexperience with such polls, Diabolic Digest has decided to go out on a limb and predict the outcome of the presidential race and peer into the future of Egyptian democracy. Read on
A young university student decides to put Egyptian democracy to the test by joining an opposition party, giving his support to one of the other presidential candidates and revealing his real name in print. Read on
Hosni Mubarak may be a semi-authoritarian ruler, but he takes his legacy seriously and has a genuine vision for a democratic future for Egypt, argues Carlos Tiny*. Read on
To an alien visitor, it would look like a full-blown election. But we mortals expect Hosni Mubarak to win the election. But, asks Khaled Diab, what if the unexpected occurs… Read on
Hosni Mubarak dies suddenly in 2008 and the presidency is up for grabs, KM peers into the future… Read on
Caught between mild delusion and total confusion, Haflatoun abandons the cushioned comfort of an Athenian ‘soul asylum’ (aka psychiatric hospital) and the profound Pandora to return to Cairo and become the Political Apathy Party’s presidential candidate. Read on
Will Mubarak let Egypt’s people pick a president?
April 2005 – Citizens of the Arab world’s largest country have been promised the chance to choose a replacement for their long-serving president. But not everyone is convinced that Egyptian democracy will run smoothly. Read on
Not a love letter to the Egyptian president
January 2005 – Faced with the grim prospects of prolonged political virginity, Khaled Diab decides to make President Mohamed Hosni Mubarak an indecent proposal. Read on
Mubarak’s campaign website: www.mubarak2005.com
al-Wafd Party: http://hezb.alwafd.org/
Al-Ghad party: http://www.elghad.org/
Nour campaign website: www.vote4nour.com
Muslim Brotherhood: www.ikhwanonline.com
ã2005 K. Diab. Unless otherwise stated, all the content on this website is the copyright of Khaled Diab.