This House believes for the sake of democracy Egypt should postpone elections
Monday March 14 2011
AUC Tahrir Square Campus, Cairo, Egypt
MOTION PASSED by 84% to 16%
Marwa SharafeldinSpeaking for the motion
Marwa Sharafeldin is a rights compaigner who took part in the daily protests during the Egyptian revolution. She's currently studying for her PhD in Law at the University of Oxford.
Esam el ErianSpeaking against the motion
Esam el Erian is a senior member and spokesman of the Muslim Brotherhood. Under the Mubarak regime he has had several spells in prison for his political views.
Shaheer GeorgeSpeaking for the motion
Shaheer George was involved in the revolution, has political ambitions of his own, and has been active in pro-democracy groups including the National Association of Change and Kifaya.
Sherif TaherSpeaking against the motion
Sherif Taher is an IT and management professional turned politician. He belongs to the Al Wafd party, the largest liberal grouping in Egypt and serves on its Supreme Commission.