San Diegans help with drafting of Egypt’s new constitution

San Diegans help with drafting of Egypt’s new constitution

[trib_ndn vid=25523909]SAN DIEGO – Six months after President Mohammed Morsi was ousted in Egypt, voters are heading to the polls to cast ballots on a draft of the country’s next constitution.

Two San Diegans are among those from around the world who helped delegates with the drafting of the document.

Egypt’s interim government designated 50 delegates from across the country to draft the new constitution. The delegates represent a variety of organizations including the Evangelical Church, National Council for Women, National Council for Human Rights and the Revolutionary Youth Coalition.

Those delegates reached out to people from around the world for insight, including University of San Diego law professor Dr. Laurence Claus and Egyptian-American attorney Jacqueline Isaac.

“We’ve been able to work with a couple delegates in the constituent assembly to hear their needs, hear their issues and to help them with research and some discussions on these exact points…

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