We have just asked for the cancellation of the registration of the Democratic Unity Roundtable, for being involved in the worst vote fraud in the country’s history, said Jorge Rodriguez, designated aide to monitor the recall vote process.
19-year-old Adel Kermiche was known to security services, having twice been arrested on his way to Syria, and was under house arrest and wearing an electronic monitoring bracelet at the time of the attack.
The opposition wants anyone suspect of being radicalised to be placed in detention and to prevent convicted terrorists from being released from prison after having served time, if they are still considered dangerous.
Mohamed Khan directed 24 feature films starring the country’s leading actors and actresses, denouncing the oppression of Egyptian women and fighting social ills in films that were acclaimed by critics and the public alike.
A total of 40 countries voted in favour of the request. Five countries voted against: China, Russia, Rwanda, Zimbabwe and Vietnam while Algeria, Bangladesh, Burkina Faso, India, Pakistan and Uganda abstained.
Islamic State said via the jihadist-linked Amaq news agency that the attacker “was a soldier of the Islamic State” who had acted “in response to calls to target nations in the coalition fighting” the extremists.
“Unfortunately, this is a terrible new attack which will surely increase people’s anxiety,” regional interior minister Joachim Herrmann said, adding that investigators “have not ruled out” he had an Islamist motive.