Mamdouh Shahin

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Major General Mamdouh Shahin is an Egyptian soldier, politician and Assistant Defense Minister for Legal and Constitutional Affairs. He is a member of the Supreme Council of the Armed Forces (SCAF), and represents the military in the Constituent Assembly of Egypt.

Shahin was appointed to SCAF in May 2011.[1] The Defense Ministry nominated Shahin for the Constituent Assembly on 10 June 2012.[2] A few days later June 2013 reports circulated that Shahin intended to withdraw from the Constituent Assembly,[3] though the reports were swiftly repudiated.[4]


  1. ^ Jeff Martini and Julie Taylor, 'Commanding Democracy in Egypt', Foreign Affairs, September/October 2011, pp.127-37
  2. ^ Defense Ministry nominates SCAF's Shahin for Constituent Assembly , Egypt Independent, 10 June 2012.
  3. ^ SCAF member Mamdouh Shahin to withdraw from constituent assembly, Ahram Online, 13 June 2012.
  4. ^ SCAF member Shahin denies withdrawing from Egypt's constituent assembly, Ahram Online, 13 June 2012.