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Interviewer: Eline Kasanwidjojo Language of interview: English (original interview), English (presented transcript) Transcript: Eline Kasanwidjojo Approval: requested and no objection received   The interview with Aḥmad Najīb Founder Council of Trustees of the Revolution in Egypt, evolves round the...
Background: The People’s Assembly and Shūrā Council (Senate) were elected through an electoral system of single member plurality under Ḥusnī Mubārak’s regime. The ruling National Democratic Party (NDP) always ensured a super-majority by means of fraud, ballot stuffing, intimidation, and lack of...
Background: ʿIsām al-ʿIrīyān’s is a member of the “middle generation" of the Muslim Brotherhood leaders, who developed their political stance in students’ politics in the early 1970s. He maintains a fundamentally Islamic world view and as such propagates the application of the Islamic Sharīʿah. The...
ʿUmar ʿAbd al-Raḥman was born in 1938 in the village of al-Jamālīyah on the Nile Delta. He lost his sight ten months after his birth due to childhood diabetes. In 1993, ʿAbd al-Raḥman was charged with leading a terrorist group that orchestrated several terrorist attacks.ʿAbd al-Raḥman was convicted...
In an opinion article, Ṭalat Radwan, contributor to Civic Egypt online magazine, critiqued Dr. ‘Abd al-Wahāb Al-Misrī's writings. Radwan claims that contrary to what has been circulating in the Egyptian cultural sphere, that Al-Misrī was rumored to be a liberal or Marxist, he has demonstrated his...
ʿIṣām al-ʿIrīyān was born in 1954 in Giza, Egypt. al-ʿIrīyān is a member of the “middle generation" of Brotherhood leaders, who developed their political stance in students’ politics in the early 1970s. He maintains a fundamentally Islamic world view and as such propagates the application of the...
ʿAmrū Khālid was born in a well-off family in 1967 in Alexandria, Egypt. From 1998 onwards Khālid became a full time dāʿiyah as he expanded his enterprise to satellite-television with his first tele-preacher show. Khālid aims at a revival of the Arab world pointing to the current obvious...
Ṭāriq al-Bishrī was born in El Helmaya in Cairo on February 1, 1933. al-Bishrī’s initial political works focused on national political independence. According to al-Bishrī, Egyptian national independence was related to the international movements for independence, Arab unity, and to a sovereign...
Muḥammad Mahdī ʿĀkif was born in Daqahlīyah province, Egypt, in 1928. In 1940 Muḥammad Mahdī ʿĀkif became involved with the Muslim Brotherhood. In August 1954 he was arrested and stood trial on charges of helping in the escape of Major General ʿAbd al-Munʿim ʿAbd al-Ra'ūf, a top member of the army...
Muḥammad Khayrat al-Shāṭir is generally seen as the financial leader of the Muslim Brotherhood in Egypt. He was elected deputy to the Supreme Guide of the organization in 2003. al-Shāṭir was born May 5, 1950, in al-Daqahlīyah, Egypt. He has been active in Islamic, political activities since the...

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