Are Egypt’s Democratic Reforms Done?
When Egypt’s president announced a drive for greater democracy a year ago, the deputy head of the country’s top appeals court felt hope. Now he faces possible interrogation by the police for trying to blow the whistle on voter fraud. Troubles like those facing Judge Hesham el-Bastawisi are eroding any faith reformers have had in President Hosni Mubarak’s commitment to bringing lasting political changes to Egypt. Full Story