11. Copts compete for parliament seats in Minya

Article title: 
11. Copts compete for parliament seats in Minya
Year: 
2011
Week: 
44
Article number: 
11
Article pages: 
6
Date of source: 
October 30, 2011
Author: 
Sa'īd Nāfi'
Reviewer: 
Diana Maher Ghali
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Quality: 
The article contains no obvious errors...
Classification: 
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Article summary: 

The Parliament candidates list asserted that ten Copts are running in the upcoming parliamentary elections in al-Minya governorate. Three of them are on the individual lists system and seven are on the parties' list system.

Coptic candidates are on the Reformation and Development Party (RDP) or "Hizb al-Islāh wa al-Tanmīyah", Egyptian Social Democratic Pary (EGYSDP) or "Hizb al-Misrī al-Dīmūqrātī", Nasserite Party, Freedom and Justice Party (FJP) and Social and Constitutional Freedom Party.

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