Fight Repression and Rigged Elections in Egypt
Egypt held parliamentary elections on November 28, 2010. The elections were a test of the democracy and political reform promised by the Egyptian government. They failed.
Presidential elections are coming in 2011--a pivotal moment for Egypt after 30 years of President Mubarak's rule.
This last election, the Egyptian government refused to allow international election monitors into the country, cracked down on opposition voices, and muzzled the independent press. It can only get worse.
The U.S. government is a key partner of Egypt's, and President Obama spoke clearly of democracy and human rights promotion policies in the Middle East at his speech in Cairo.
Ask President Obama to urge President Mubarak to accept international election monitors—something he said at the UN that every member state should do.