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The July 2013 uprising of the Egyptian people against the rule of the Muslim Brotherhood was a deep rejection of the Islamic parties regardless of their denomination. Therefore, different civil political forces called for the enactment of laws banishing the establishment of parties on the basis of...
In an attempt to keep an alliance they had established three years before their removal from power, the Secretary General of the International Organization of the Muslim Brotherhood and deputy supreme guide of Egypt's MB, Ibrahīm Munīr, said that it is not appropriate to establish new entities for...
ʾAbū al-ʿAlā Māḍī was born in 1958 into a religious, Muslim family in Minia, Egypt. In 1996, he became the co-founder of Hizb al-Wasat (Center Party) which simultaneously signaled his break from the Muslim Brotherhood. The establishment of a political party with an Islamic background touches on a...
The year 2015 witnessed a number of initiatives and reconciliation attempts between the Muslim Brotherhood and the current regime in Egypt. However, the Egyptian Government did not respond to these initiatives, mainly because some of the initiators, despite declaring their good will, others...
This interview was organized by Diana Serôdio and took place on February 23th 2013. It aimed at grasping George Masīḥa's perspective - as former Parliament and Constituent Assembly member - on the process through which the new Constitution came into being so it would be taken into account for a...
This book was first published in 2012 by CIDT in Arabic.
I took a stroll through our neighborhood this morning to see the early activity surrounding our four public schools hosting parliamentary elections. Polls opened at 8am, and I crossed the street, walked a block, and began to observe. A few things stuck me immediately. First, a long line. Over 100...
Results of the first round of Egypt's first post-Mubārak parliamentary elections, as announced by the High Judicial Elections Commission (HJEC) showed progress by the Democratic Alliance for Egypt, in which the Muslim Brotherhood's Freedom and Justice Party (FJP) obtained 40% of the votes, followed...
Earlier this year, Egyptian Coptic intellectual Dr. Rafīq Samuel Habīb was named as the vice president of Egypt's Freedom and Justice Party -the newly founded p

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