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The Egyptian Coalition for Human Rights and Development monitored the first judicial decision issued by the Administrative Court in the 2020 senate elections excluding (2) candidates from the Future of Watan Party, namely candidate No. (1) Dr. Abdul Hay Rifai Mohammed Obeid, and candidate No. (8) of the 2020 Senate elections

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Thursday, July 23, 2020

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The Administrative Court ruled in its hearing on Wednesday, July 22, 2020, to accept the lawsuit filed by Omar Jalal Mohammed Herridi and exclude the name of candidate Abdul Hay Rifai Mohammed Obeid from the 2020 Senate elections.  By the individual system of the Senate elections.

It is noteworthy that the evaluator of the case had filed lawsuit No. 47690 for the year 74 B on July 20, 2020, against both the president of the National Electoral Commission, the chairman of the committee to examine applications, and Abdul Hay Rifai Mohammed Obeid.

The appellant stated in his lawsuit that the candidate Mr. Dr. Abdul Hay Al-Rifai Mohammed Obeid, candidate for the Senate (candidate of the Future of Watan Party) in the individual system in the first district of Cairo governorate, did not submit the papers and documents contained exclusively in the third and fourth article section first paragraph (a) of resolution 34 of 2020 issued by the National Electoral Commission on July 4, 2020, satisfied with the form and content of basic and substantial statements as required by law in these documents, Some contain basic data that prevent them from relying on this document.

The appellant stated in the appeal that the nomination examination committee should have ascertained the availability of the conditions for candidacy from the documents submitted, and exclude the name of the contested candidate from the disclosure of the candidates whose papers had been accepted.

The Administrative Court ruled in a hearing on Wednesday, July 22, 2020, the judge’s ruling “ruled that the court accept the suit and exclude candidate Abdul Hay Obeid from the lists of candidates.

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