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EGYPT

 
government: presidential republic
state of civil and political rights: Not free
constitution: several previous; latest approved by a constitutional committee in December 2013, approved by referendum held on 14-15 January 2014, ratified by interim president on 19 January 2014
legal system: Based on English, Islamic and Napoleonic codes
legislative system: unicameral House of Representatives (Majlis Al-Nowaab); 596 seats; 448 members directly elected by individual candidacy system, 120 members - with quotas for women, youth, Christians and workers - elected in party-list constituencies by simple majority popular vote, and 28 members selected by the president; member term 5 years
judicial system: Supreme Constitutional Court or SCC (consists of the court president and 10 justices); the SCC serves as the final court of arbitrator on the constitutionality of laws and conflicts between lower courts regarding jurisdiction and rulings; Court of Cassation (CC) (consists of the court president and 550 judges organized in circuits with cases heard by panels of 5 judges); the CC is the highest appeals body for civil and criminal cases, also known as “ordinary justices"; Supreme Administrative Court (SAC) - consists of the court president and organized in circuits with cases heard by panels of 5 judges); the SAC is the highest court of the State Council
religion: Muslim (mostly Sunni) 90%, Coptic 9%, other Christian 1%
death row: between 580 and 590, 2 thirds of them were condemned before 2010, people are under final death sentence, according to the Arab Organization for Human Rights (AOHR) at the end of 2017
year of last executions: 0-0-0
death sentences: 108
executions: 53
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