Egyptians Enthused by First Free Elections in 30 Years

Egyptians Enthused by First Free Elections in 30 Years

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voting in IndonesiaA world away from the chaos, violence and abuses of elections under Hosni Mubarak’s rule, Egyptian voters queued in huge, orderly lines on Monday, many still in disbelief that they could now play a part in shaping their nation’s future.

Some brought their children. Others clutched briefcases on their way to work. Banners represented a multitude of parties — all banned under Mubarak, who was swept away by a popular uprising in February after 30 years of one-man rule.

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