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Democratic Peace Party

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Democratic Peace Party

حزب السلام الديمقراطي
ChairmanAhmed Fadaly[1]
Founded4 July 2005[2]
HeadquartersCairo
IdeologyIslamic democracy
Liberal democracy
Civic nationalism
National affiliationIndependent Current Coalition[1]
House of Representatives
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The Democratic Peace Party (Arabic: حزب السلام الديمقراطي‎) is a small Egyptian political party that was formed in 2005.[2] According to its chairman on Al-Faraeen TV (Parliament and parties program) he stated that there are about one million members in the party. The party has been described as a party that is "secular leaning but embraces an Islamic identity."[2] The party presses for establishing peace in the region and worldwide. The party has been considered a remnant of the formerly ruling National Democratic Party.[3]

Platform

The party platform calls for:

  • Establishing democracy.
  • Solving problems of the citizens.
  • Boosting Egypt's status on the regional and international arenas.
  • Uprooting illiteracy.
  • Ensuring women's rights.

References

  1. ^ a b "FJP trial adjourned to August 4". Cairo Post. 21 June 2014. Retrieved 24 June 2014.
  2. ^ a b c "Al-Salam al-Dimuqrati (Democratic Peace)", Guide to Egypt's Transition, Carnegie Endowment for International Peace, archived from the original on 1 November 2013, retrieved 13 December 2013
  3. ^ El-Din, Gamal Essam (23 January 2012), "Egypt's post-Mubarak legislative life begins amid tension and divisions", Ahram Online, retrieved 13 December 2013
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