The Egyptian-Canadian Coalition for Democracy has announced that it is joining with others internationally to create the Egyptians Worldwide for Democracy and Justice network. The announcement was made at a press conference in Ottawa on Monday, Dec. 2 by Ehab Lotayef and Samaa Elibyari.
Branches of the new network will be announced in other cities and countries in the coming days. The new network is reported here:
- Canadian activists join global network to restore democracy in Egypt, by Joe Lofaro, Metro newspaper, Monday, Dec 2, 2013
The announcement comes as Egypt’s military regime pushes through retrogade changes to the country’s constitution. The changes were created by an assembly appointed by the military. They will undergo some kind of referendum process within 30 days. Here are two articles from the BBC reporting on this: