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Independence Party (Egypt)

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Independence Party[1]

حزب الاستقلال
Hezb Al-Istiqlal[2]
LeaderMagdy Hussein[3]
IdeologyIslamism[4]
Political positionLeftism[5]
House of Representatives
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The Independence Party is an Islamist political party in Egypt.[4] The party was banned by the Cairo Urgent Matters Court on 29 September 2014.[6] The party withdrew from the Anti-Coup Alliance on 30 November 2014.[7] Many members of the party were arrested following the 2019 Egyptian protests.[5]

References

  1. ^ "Families of MB leaders call for their unconditional release". Daily News Egypt. 6 March 2014. Retrieved 16 April 2014.
  2. ^ "Anti-Coup Alliance cites reasons for boycotting referendum". Daily News Egypt. 22 December 2013. Retrieved 16 April 2014.
  3. ^ "NASL leaders arrested". Egypt Independent. 2 July 2014. Retrieved 9 July 2014.
  4. ^ a b "National Alliance claims efforts to find political solution". Cairo Post. 1 April 2014. Retrieved 16 April 2014.
  5. ^ a b "Egypt rounds up senior members of party backing anti-Sisi protests". Middle East Eye. 24 September 2019. Retrieved 24 September 2019.
  6. ^ "Court bans pro-Mursi political party". Aswat Masriya. 29 September 2014. Retrieved 29 September 2014.
  7. ^ "More Islamist groups withdraw from Anti-Coup Alliance". Daily News Egypt. 6 December 2014. Retrieved 6 December 2014.
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