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20 REASONS TO VOTE NO

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Thursday ,13 December 2012

20 REASONS TO VOTE NO

 HERE IS 20 REASONS TO VOTE NO

IF YOU AGREE VOTE NO (AND FORWARD THIS EMAIL TO YOUR CONTACTS)
IF YOU DISAGREE TELL US WHY WE SHOULD VOTE YES 
 
We found 20 problematic articles in the constitution itself. 
They are listed here in numerical order to make it easy to locate them in the constitution. 
 
1-Article 2: even though it was agreed to keep this article the same as in 71 constitution, article 219 was added to define article 2 as per Islamists views. 
 
2-Article 15-20 ignored Tourism as a major sector of the economy
 
3-Article 48: it is worded in such a way that allows the government to close any media that the government does not like, but by court order. 
 
4-Article 51 gives the government the right to dissolve any Party or Society that the government does not like (it should be limited to its board of directors not the organization itself) 
 
5-Article 52 gives the government the right to dissolve professional Syndicates that the government does not like (it should be limited to its board of directors not the syndicate itself) 
 
6- Article 70: it does not criminalize child labor of 6 years old or older children 
 
7-Article 72 does not criminalize human trafficking .(was eliminated by salafies). 
 
8-Article 76 introduces a new concept that punishment for crimes is based on “constitution articles” which opens the door to apply sharia without approved laws, which regulate how and under what conditions. 
 
9-Article 128. There is NO definition of what is the role of the Shoura Council. !! (only the role of House of Representatives was defied in article 116) so why it is a must to keep the shoura council ?? 
 
10-Article 139. Contrary to what we were told, the President does not appoint the Prime Minister from the Party of Majority in the House of Representative. He can appoint anyone he likes first., if the PM program is not approved, then the President will appoint a new PM from the majority party ???? 
 
11-Article 139 to 202 contrary to what we were told, the President authority did not shrink. It is the same as Mubarak;’s or more. 
 
12-Article 141 contrary to what we were told, the system is still Presidential not mixed, and the President uses the government as his staff and gives them “directions” to do their jobs. 
 
13-Article 153 There is NO Vice President position. The PM will take over if the President cannot perform his role temporality. 
 
14-Article 159 contrary to what we were told, the responsibilities of the PM is the same or less. So, the system is still pure Presidential  
 
15-Article 176 it targets the Supreme Constitution Court and reduces its membership from 19 to 11 to weaken it and remove certain judges from it. 
 
16-Article 198 allows for civilians to be prosecuted in Military Courts, still after the January 25 revolution !!!. 
 
17-Article 199 the President still is the supreme commander of the Police forces. 
 
18-Article 215 establishes a new Media National Council to regulate the different media (press and TV) within set of vague parameters. 
 
19-Article 230 gives the current shoura council, which was elected by 7% of the voters and has mainly islamists, the legislation responsibility till the new house of representatives is elected..  
 
20-Article 236 is added as a revenge from certain members of the Supreme Constitutional Court. It defines which members stay in the court and who leaves it. This is not something a constitution ever gets into. The constitution should be above these matters.