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Движение «Кифая» в Египте подняло ставки в своем противостоянии режиму президента Хосни Мубарака, опубликовав огромный отчет, в котором осмелилось привести конкретные имена и подробности коррупционной деятельности лидеров страны. Ничто в долгой истории Египта не может сравниться с этой «стиркой грязнейшего белья» страны у всех на глазах.

Действия "Кифая" являются особенно смелыми, принимая во внимание предпринимаемые правительством меры с целью подготовить почву для прихода к власти сына Мубарака – Гамаля. Например, принятый недавно закон предусматривает наказание для всех, кто распространяет слухи, что Гамаль будет следующим президентом.

Коррупция в Египте, как и в других арабских странах, приобрела такие масштабы, что подрывает возможность экономического развития, повышения уровня жизни, существования свободных средств массовой информации, независимых судов и демократии. Политическая элита страны, опасающаяся критики со стороны средств массовой информации и поражения в ходе справедливых выборов или даже заключения в тюрьму, предпочитает существующий режим и выступает против каких-либо существенных реформ.

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