Bertus Hendriks


Bertus Hendriks is a journalist and former senior Middle East editor for Radio Netherlands Worldwide.

Articles by this Author
Egypt's New Political Map

Compared with 1984, the atmosphere of the 1987 Egyptian elections was decidedly less free. The outcry of the opposition in 1984 primarily concerned the forged results on election day itself. [1] In 1987, the pressure on the...

Egypt's Elections, Mubarak's Bind

In the May 1984 general elections in Egypt, the ruling National Democratic Party (NDP) won almost 73 percent of the vote. The new Wafd got just above 15 percent. The other three contenders failed to get the eight percent minimum needed for a seat...