Are This Weekend's Egyptian Elections Rigged?

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June 17 2012 10:54 AM

Robert Becker: Are This Weekend's Egyptian Elections Rigged?

Robert Becker is in Cairo standing trial on charges of, as he put it, “teaching democracy.” He was working for a pro-democracy NGO when arrested several months ago along with workers at other NGOs. Here he discusses whether that crackdown has set the stage for government manipulation of this weekend’s presidential runoff election.

You can watch the entire conversation on BhTV.

Robert Wright is a senior fellow at the New America Foundation. Follow him on Twitter.