The daily message of the Parliamentary Election Observatory of the Maat Foundation for Peace, Development and Human Rights
(16- November 2015)
Aqeel: Promises to solve the unemployment crisis, youth employment and increased spending are the most important violations
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The Parliamentary Elections Observatory of the Maat Foundation for Peace, Development and Human Rights continues to monitor all the course of the electoral process in ten governorates, which include 94 electoral districts.
Ayman Aqil, Chairman of the Board of Trustees of the Maat Foundation for Peace, Development and Human Rights stated that one of the most prominent violations committed by the candidates during the second phase are the promises of employment. Some businessmen candidates also provide a number of jobs to some of the district’s youth, and we have monitored this in more than one electoral district.
Aqeel also stated that there are some candidates who donate some medical equipment to hospitals and medical centers within their departments, which is against the law and falls under electoral bribes.
In this context, the election observatory of the Maat Foundation monitored the nomination, Sherif Hammouda, of the Al-Khalifa and Al-Muqattam constituency, announcing the provision of 2,500 job opportunities for the youth of the constituency. The candidate also, during the organization of an electoral conference for the Rum neighborhoods in al-Darb al-Ahmar, used children to distribute paper propaganda.
In the governorate of Dakahlia in the fourth constituency / Talkha and Nabarouh constituency / Center: Talkha-Nabroh / Candidates Fayez Muhammad Gad and Abdel Nasser Abdel Aziz Al-Sunni hung an election campaign banner adjacent to the Ghannam Mosque on Salah Salem Street in Talkha City.
And in the district of Al-Marj in Cairo: Candidate Khaled Abu Talib conducted an election tour in the Church of the Virgin Mary in the Al-Falah area in Al-Marj Al-Sharqiya, and asked them to support him and vote for him in the parliamentary elections.
And in Port Said in the second district: the suburbs department whose headquarters are: the suburbs department: Candidate Othman Fayyad put a group of children carrying banners supporting the candidate inside a truck quarter transport roaming the streets of South Port Said
In the fourth constituency / Al-Zaytoun district in Cairo: Candidate Zakaria Sayed Zakaria provided the Riyadh Charitable Hospital with a nursery for children with a central oxygen charge device.