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Brotherhood Without Violence

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The Brotherhood Without Violence is a movement within the Muslim Brotherhood in Egypt.[1] It was established on 10 July 2013 by approximately 500 young members of Egypt’s Muslim Brotherhood,[1] though it has since expanded to about 1,400 members.[citation needed] The founder of the group is Ahmed Yahia.[2] The media spokesman is Hussein Abdel Rahman.[3] The members have called for new elections to be held to the guidance bureau of the Brotherhood.[1] The Brotherhood Without Violence movement has backed Hamdeen Sabahi in the 2014 Egyptian presidential election.[4] The logo of the group replaces the swords in the Muslim Brotherhood logo with olive branches.[5]

References

  1. ^ a b c "Egypt: Muslim Brotherhood youth establish non-violence group". Gulf News. 12 July 2013. Retrieved 6 May 2014.
  2. ^ "Brotherhood 'Splinter' Groups". The Cairo Post. 3 March 2014. Archived from the original on 6 May 2014. Retrieved 6 May 2014.
  3. ^ "Brotherhood 'Anti-Violence Movement' Condemns Leaders". Al Monitor. 1 September 2013. Retrieved 6 May 2014.
  4. ^ "Sabbahi to declare presidential program Wednesday". The Cairo Post. 29 April 2014. Retrieved 6 May 2014.
  5. ^ "Interview: Egypt's Muslim Brotherhood youths form new group, denounce violence". Xinhua. 11 July 2013. Retrieved 22 August 2014.


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