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The referendum in pictures
 
 

Egypt’s 2014 constitutional referendum in pictures

First day of voting: Tuesday January 14, 2014

Women line up to vote in Mounira, Cairo.

Voting papers are stamped by a judge at a polling station in Mounira.  

A Young lady looks at instructions for how to vote in Abdeen.

Men line up in front of a polling station on the Nile Corniche. While waiting, a nationalist song supporting Abdel Fattah al-Sisi was blasting from a car in front of the polling station.

An army soldier stands in a female line at a polling station on the Nile Corniche to maintain security.

A female judge watches the action at a polling station in Mounira.

A lady casts her vote at a polling station in Garden City.

A Young woman casts her vote while holding a poster of Sisi at a polling station on the Nile Corniche.

An army soldier stands in front of a polling station in Garden City to ensure security.

Second day of voting: Wednesday January 15, 2014

A judge at a polling station gives instructions to voters in Abbas al-Akkad street, Nasr City.

Heavy police presence around a polling station in Abbas al-Akkad street, Nasr City.

A man lines up to vote while holding a poster of Sisi at a polling station in Nasr City.

Counting the vote after polls close in Garden City. Mada Masr photographer Virginie Nguyen notes that military soldiers guarding the polling station in Mounira wouldn’t let journalists stay for the count, whereas in Garden City they did. 

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Virginie Nguyen