News ID: 112018
Publish Date : 01 February 2023 - 21:43

Egyptian Opposition Abroad Calls for Sisi to Step Down

CAIRO (Middle East Eye) – Egyptian opposition figures and political forces based abroad have called in a letter for President Abdel Fattah el-Sisi to step down and hold early presidential elections, Arabi 21 website reported. In the letter, the signatories said their demands come amid “the failure of all the policies adopted by the current regime that has exposed Egyptians to drought and poverty, making life impossible for the majority of the people”. The signatories include actor Amr Waked, former presidential candidate Ayman Nour, American-Egyptian activist Samis Harris, activist Moaz Abdel-Karim, Fabiola Badawi of Ghad al-Thawra party, Mahmoud Wehbi of the Technocrats of Egypt group, and others.