[JURIST] Egypt's interim president Adly Mansour [BBC backgrounder] announced [Rueters report] in a televised speech on Sunday that Egypt will hold presidential elections before conducting parliamentary elections. The parliamentary elections were supposed to happen first under the timetable agreed to after Egypt's army deposed [JURIST report] Islamist President Mohamed Morsi in July. Critics have argued for a change in the 'roadmap' to democracy, calling for a presidential election to take place before a potentially divisive parliamentary election. Based on a...

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