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The head of the Egyptian National Elections Authority (NEA) attends a press conference at the NEA's headquarters to announce the results of the referendum on the constitutional amendments, in Cairo, 23 April 2019, Mohamed El Raai/picture alliance via Getty Images

This has been a grim month for Egyptians who seek a better life and believe in dignity and freedom.

A soldier and police officers stand outside a polling station during the national referendum on the constitutional amendments, in Cairo, Egypt, 22 April 2019, Islam Safwat/NurPhoto via Getty Images

The amendments will undermine the Egyptian judiciary’s dwindling independence and expand the military’s power to intervene in political life.

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Hisham Gaafar must spend three hours at a police station twice a week and is banned from traveling abroad.