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In pictures: Egypt's colourful campaign
What is being billed as the country's first free and fair presidential election has seen a lively campaign season.
Last Modified: 21 May 2012 12:16


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Women campaign for Mohamed Morsi in downtown Cairo ahead of Egypt's presidential poll, which opens on Wednesday.


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Billboards for presidential candidates Ahmed Shafiq (left) and Amr Moussa (centre) adorn Zamalek neighbourhood in Cairo.


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A supporter canvasses for candidate Mohamed Morsi in downtown Cairo. There are 13 candidates in the race.


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Ahmed Shafiq supporters have been canvassing for votes in Cairo.


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Posters of independent candidate Salim al-Awa underneath the Freedom and Justice candidate Mohamed Morsi.


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Some posters of Amr Moussa had been vandalised, with the word "felool" (remnants of the old regime) written above them. Moussa served as a foreign minister for ten years under Hosni Mubarak, though reportedly took a harder line on Israel than the ousted president.


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A poster for leftist candidate Hamdeen Sabahi.


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All around Cairo, Ahmed Shafiq billboards can be seen atop buildings - an indication that his campaign has more money to spend than his opponents.


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Tempers have at times flared during the campaign. An Ahmed Shafiq supporter (left) shouts at an activist involved in a campaign to expose Shafiq's alleged corruption and ties to the old regime.


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Posters of independent candidate and human rights lawyer Khaled Ali at Tahrir Square in downtown Cairo.


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A taxi with Amr Moussa's picture on it drives by a Morsi supporter in downtown Cairo. The taxi driver did not want his picture taken because he shouted that he did not actually support Moussa. Moussa's campaign has paid for advertising on taxis.


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Graffiti in the Imbaba area of Cairo against candidates Amr Moussa (left) and Ahmed Shafiq, who are criticised here as being "felool" (remnants of the old regime).


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Supporters of Hamdeen Sabahi campaign in Mohandiseen. Sabahi has the support of labour movements for his policies, which many liken to those of former Egyptian President Gamal Abdel Nasser.


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A poster promotes independent candidate and former police officer Ahmed Hossam Khairallah.


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Supporters of Abdel Moneim Aboul Fotouh march in Zamalek, Cairo.


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A supporter of Ahmed Shafiq kisses his poster at a rally in downtown Cairo.


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Posters of Hamdeen Sabahi and Khaled Ali in downtown Cairo.


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A poster of independent candidate and former judge Hisham al-Bistawisi in downtown Cairo.


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The campaign has given an opportunity to many to oppose the elections and military rule.


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One of the most prominent candidates drumming up support is Abdel Moneim Aboul Fotouh.


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A billboard in the Dokki area of Cairo shows Amr Moussa standing in front of both mosques and churches, with the text: "One people, one nation."


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Women campaign for Mohamed Morsi in downtown Cairo ahead of Egypt(***)s presidential poll, which opens on Wednesday.;*;Billboards for presidential candidates Ahmed Shafiq (left) and Amr Moussa (centre) adorn Zamalek neighbourhood in Cairo. ;*;A supporter canvasses for candidate Mohamed Morsi in downtown Cairo. There are 13 candidates in the race.;*;Ahmed Shafiq supporters have been canvassing for votes in Cairo.;*;Posters of independent candidate Salim al-Awa underneath the Freedom and Justice candidate Mohamed Morsi. ;*;Some posters of Amr Moussa had been vandalised, with the word "felool" (remnants of the old regime) written above them. Moussa served as a foreign minister for ten years under Hosni Mubarak, though reportedly took a harder line on Israel than the ousted president.;*;A poster for leftist candidate Hamdeen Sabahi. ;*;All around Cairo, Ahmed Shafiq billboards can be seen atop buildings - an indication that his campaign has more money to spend than his opponents. ;*;Tempers have at times flared during the campaign. An Ahmed Shafiq supporter (left) shouts at an activist involved in a campaign to expose Shafiq\(***)s alleged corruption and ties to the old regime. ;*;Posters of independent candidate and human rights lawyer Khaled Ali at Tahrir Square in downtown Cairo.;*;A taxi with Amr Moussa\(***)s picture on it drives by a Morsi supporter in downtown Cairo. The taxi driver did not want his picture taken because he shouted that he did not actually support Moussa. Moussa\(***)s campaign has paid for advertising on taxis. ;*;Graffiti in the Imbaba area of Cairo against candidates Amr Moussa (left) and Ahmed Shafiq, who are criticised here as being "felool" (remnants of the old regime).;*;Supporters of Hamdeen Sabahi campaign in Mohandiseen. Sabahi has the support of labour movements for his policies, which many liken to those of former Egyptian President Gamal Abdel Nasser. ;*;A poster promotes independent candidate and former police officer Ahmed Hossam Khairallah. ;*;Supporters of Abdel Moneim Aboul Fotouh march in Zamalek, Cairo. ;*;A supporter of Ahmed Shafiq kisses his poster at a rally in downtown Cairo.;*;Posters of Hamdeen Sabahi and Khaled Ali in downtown Cairo.;*;A poster of independent candidate and former judge Hisham al-Bistawisi in downtown Cairo.;*;The campaign has given an opportunity to many to oppose the elections and military rule.;*;One of the most prominent candidates drumming up support is Abdel Moneim Aboul Fotouh.;*;A billboard in the Dokki area of Cairo shows Amr Moussa standing in front of both mosques and churches, with the text: "One people, one nation." Daylife ID:
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Women campaign for Mohamed Morsi in downtown Cairo ahead of Egypt's presidential poll.

Sun, 20 May 2012 08:01:00 GMThttp://aljazeera.smartgalleries.net/gallery/Egypt-campaiging-?image_id=0baK6OE6uDahCAl JazeeraMatthew CasselAl Jazeera Upload Images

Women campaign for Mohamed Morsi in downtown Cairo ahead of Egypt's presidential poll.

http://aljazeera.smartgalleries.net/gallery/Egypt-campaiging-?image_id=02Htfcq2p66AK

Billboards for presidential candidates Ahmed Shafiq (left) and Amr Moussa (centre) adorn Zamalek neighbourhood in Cairo.

Sun, 20 May 2012 08:01:00 GMThttp://aljazeera.smartgalleries.net/gallery/Egypt-campaiging-?image_id=02Htfcq2p66AKAl JazeeraMatthew CasselAl Jazeera Upload Images

Billboards for presidential candidates Ahmed Shafiq (left) and Amr Moussa (centre) adorn Zamalek neighbourhood in Cairo.

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A supporter canvasses for candidate Mohamed Morsi in downtown Cairo. There are altogether 13 candidates in the race.

Sun, 20 May 2012 08:00:00 GMThttp://aljazeera.smartgalleries.net/gallery/Egypt-campaiging-?image_id=00vGeW31yvd6SAl JazeeraMatthew CasselAl Jazeera Upload Images

A supporter canvasses for candidate Mohamed Morsi in downtown Cairo. There are altogether 13 candidates in the race.

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Ahmed Shafiq supporters have been canvassing for votes in Cairo.

Sun, 20 May 2012 08:01:00 GMThttp://aljazeera.smartgalleries.net/gallery/Egypt-campaiging-?image_id=09ow8dTanr7rbAl JazeeraMatthew CasselAl Jazeera Upload Images

Ahmed Shafiq supporters have been canvassing for votes in Cairo.

http://aljazeera.smartgalleries.net/gallery/Egypt-campaiging-?image_id=09om1Ey6eQ6gXPosters of independent candidate Salim al-Awa underneath the Freedom and Justice candidate Mohamed Morsi. Sun, 20 May 2012 08:00:00 GMThttp://aljazeera.smartgalleries.net/gallery/Egypt-campaiging-?image_id=09om1Ey6eQ6gXAl JazeeraMatthew CasselAl Jazeera Upload ImagesPosters of independent candidate Salim al-Awa underneath the Freedom and Justice candidate Mohamed Morsi. http://aljazeera.smartgalleries.net/gallery/Egypt-campaiging-?image_id=05Cb23a5kg0hb

Some posters of Amr Moussa had been vandalised, with the word "felool" (remnants of the old regime) written above them. Moussa had served as a minister under Mubarak.

Sun, 20 May 2012 08:00:00 GMThttp://aljazeera.smartgalleries.net/gallery/Egypt-campaiging-?image_id=05Cb23a5kg0hbAl JazeeraMatthew CasselAl Jazeera Upload Images

Some posters of Amr Moussa had been vandalised, with the word "felool" (remnants of the old regime) written above them. Moussa had served as a minister under Mubarak.

http://aljazeera.smartgalleries.net/gallery/Egypt-campaiging-?image_id=0fbwapldzj3HI

A poster for leftist candidate Hamdeen Sabahi.

Sun, 20 May 2012 08:01:00 GMThttp://aljazeera.smartgalleries.net/gallery/Egypt-campaiging-?image_id=0fbwapldzj3HIAl JazeeraMatthew CasselAl Jazeera Upload Images

A poster for leftist candidate Hamdeen Sabahi.

http://aljazeera.smartgalleries.net/gallery/Egypt-campaiging-?image_id=07Zk1IFfIbdDg

All around Cairo, Ahmed Shafiq billboards can be seen atop buildings - an indication that his campaign has more money to spend than his opponents.

Sun, 20 May 2012 08:01:00 GMThttp://aljazeera.smartgalleries.net/gallery/Egypt-campaiging-?image_id=07Zk1IFfIbdDgAl JazeeraMatthew CasselAl Jazeera Upload Images

All around Cairo, Ahmed Shafiq billboards can be seen atop buildings - an indication that his campaign has more money to spend than his opponents.

http://aljazeera.smartgalleries.net/gallery/Egypt-campaiging-?image_id=00it6IdecAdBl

Tempers have at times flared during the campaign. An Ahmed Shafiq supporter (left) shouts at an activist involved in a campaign to expose Shafiq's alleged corruption and ties to the old regime.

Sun, 20 May 2012 08:01:00 GMThttp://aljazeera.smartgalleries.net/gallery/Egypt-campaiging-?image_id=00it6IdecAdBlAl JazeeraMatthew CasselAl Jazeera Upload Images

Tempers have at times flared during the campaign. An Ahmed Shafiq supporter (left) shouts at an activist involved in a campaign to expose Shafiq's alleged corruption and ties to the old regime.

http://aljazeera.smartgalleries.net/gallery/Egypt-campaiging-?image_id=00Dl0UI1nh0jj

Posters of independent candidate and human rights lawyer Khaled Ali at Tahrir Square in downtown Cairo.

Sun, 20 May 2012 08:01:00 GMThttp://aljazeera.smartgalleries.net/gallery/Egypt-campaiging-?image_id=00Dl0UI1nh0jjAl JazeeraMatthew CasselAl Jazeera Upload Images

Posters of independent candidate and human rights lawyer Khaled Ali at Tahrir Square in downtown Cairo.

http://aljazeera.smartgalleries.net/gallery/Egypt-campaiging-?image_id=05iq1yf6lJ2FF

A taxi with Amr Moussa's picture on it drives by a Morsi supporter in downtown Cairo. The taxi driver did not want his picture taken because he shouted that he did not actually support Moussa. Moussa's campaign has paid for advertising on taxis.

Sun, 20 May 2012 08:01:00 GMThttp://aljazeera.smartgalleries.net/gallery/Egypt-campaiging-?image_id=05iq1yf6lJ2FFAl JazeeraMatthew CasselAl Jazeera Upload Images

A taxi with Amr Moussa's picture on it drives by a Morsi supporter in downtown Cairo. The taxi driver did not want his picture taken because he shouted that he did not actually support Moussa. Moussa's campaign has paid for advertising on taxis.

http://aljazeera.smartgalleries.net/gallery/Egypt-campaiging-?image_id=0eMh3Px8mWbMT

Graffiti in the Imbaba area of Cairo against candidates Amr Moussa (left) and Ahmed Shafiq, who are criticised here as being "felool" (remnants of the old regime).

Sun, 20 May 2012 08:01:00 GMThttp://aljazeera.smartgalleries.net/gallery/Egypt-campaiging-?image_id=0eMh3Px8mWbMTAl JazeeraMatthew CasselAl Jazeera Upload Images

Graffiti in the Imbaba area of Cairo against candidates Amr Moussa (left) and Ahmed Shafiq, who are criticised here as being "felool" (remnants of the old regime).

http://aljazeera.smartgalleries.net/gallery/Egypt-campaiging-?image_id=0b9n3s80QUga1

Supporters of Hamdeen Sabahi campaign in Mohandiseen. Sabahi has the support of labour movements for his policies, which many liken to those of former Egyptian President Gamal Abdel Nasser.

Sun, 20 May 2012 08:01:00 GMThttp://aljazeera.smartgalleries.net/gallery/Egypt-campaiging-?image_id=0b9n3s80QUga1Al JazeeraMatthew CasselAl Jazeera Upload Images

Supporters of Hamdeen Sabahi campaign in Mohandiseen. Sabahi has the support of labour movements for his policies, which many liken to those of former Egyptian President Gamal Abdel Nasser.

http://aljazeera.smartgalleries.net/gallery/Egypt-campaiging-?image_id=0dJM3ey9Ty9P9

A poster promotes independent candidate and former police officer Ahmed Hossam Khairallah.

Sun, 20 May 2012 08:02:00 GMThttp://aljazeera.smartgalleries.net/gallery/Egypt-campaiging-?image_id=0dJM3ey9Ty9P9Al JazeeraMatthew CasselAl Jazeera Upload Images

A poster promotes independent candidate and former police officer Ahmed Hossam Khairallah.

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Supporters of Abdel Moneim Aboul Fotouh march in Zamalek, Cairo.

Sun, 20 May 2012 08:02:00 GMThttp://aljazeera.smartgalleries.net/gallery/Egypt-campaiging-?image_id=04Iu3tt4GecYhAl JazeeraMatthew CasselAl Jazeera Upload Images

Supporters of Abdel Moneim Aboul Fotouh march in Zamalek, Cairo.

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A supporter of Ahmed Shafiq kisses his poster at a rally in downtown Cairo.

Sun, 20 May 2012 08:02:00 GMThttp://aljazeera.smartgalleries.net/gallery/Egypt-campaiging-?image_id=01RR7de3o37zDAl JazeeraMatthew CasselAl Jazeera Upload Images

A supporter of Ahmed Shafiq kisses his poster at a rally in downtown Cairo.

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Posters of Hamdeen Sabahi and Khaled Ali in downtown Cairo.

Sun, 20 May 2012 08:02:00 GMThttp://aljazeera.smartgalleries.net/gallery/Egypt-campaiging-?image_id=02pJ2zF4zSgv6Al JazeeraMatthew CasselAl Jazeera Upload Images

Posters of Hamdeen Sabahi and Khaled Ali in downtown Cairo.

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A poster of independent candidate and former judge Hisham al-Bistawisi in downtown Cairo.

Sun, 20 May 2012 08:02:00 GMThttp://aljazeera.smartgalleries.net/gallery/Egypt-campaiging-?image_id=0aI51WygNo5azAl JazeeraMatthew CasselAl Jazeera Upload Images

A poster of independent candidate and former judge Hisham al-Bistawisi in downtown Cairo.

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The campaign has given an opportunity to many to oppose the elections and military rule.

Sun, 20 May 2012 08:02:00 GMThttp://aljazeera.smartgalleries.net/gallery/Egypt-campaiging-?image_id=00Z0dIW7B64JbAl JazeeraMatthew CasselAl Jazeera Upload Images

The campaign has given an opportunity to many to oppose the elections and military rule.

http://aljazeera.smartgalleries.net/gallery/Egypt-campaiging-?image_id=08cB84P8bBgxo

One of the most prominent candidates drumming up support is Abdel Moneim Aboul Fotouh.

Sun, 20 May 2012 08:02:00 GMThttp://aljazeera.smartgalleries.net/gallery/Egypt-campaiging-?image_id=08cB84P8bBgxoAl JazeeraMatthew CasselAl Jazeera Upload Images

One of the most prominent candidates drumming up support is Abdel Moneim Aboul Fotouh.

http://aljazeera.smartgalleries.net/gallery/Egypt-campaiging-?image_id=0fcR16G3k27A8

A billboard in the Dokki area of Cairo shows Amr Moussa standing in front of mosques and churches with the text, "One people one nation".

Sun, 20 May 2012 08:02:00 GMThttp://aljazeera.smartgalleries.net/gallery/Egypt-campaiging-?image_id=0fcR16G3k27A8Al JazeeraMatthew CasselAl Jazeera Upload Images

A billboard in the Dokki area of Cairo shows Amr Moussa standing in front of mosques and churches with the text, "One people one nation".



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