Freedom and Justice Party

By IndepthAfrica
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Aug 2nd, 2013
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Will Tunisia, Libya and other states follow a similar pattern? Abayomi Azikiwe Although the United States has refused to condemn the military seizure of power in Egypt and is sending another four F-16 fighter jets to Cairo, the White House, Pentagon and State Department are obviously concerned about ...
By IndepthAfrica
In Egypt
Dec 23rd, 2012
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Egypt’s Muslim Brotherhood claimed Sunday that the Islamist-backed constitution has passed with a 64 percent “yes” vote, the day after the final voting in a two-round referendum that deeply divided the country. The constitution’s critics however may contest the outcome. A spok...
By IndepthAfrica
In Egypt
Nov 27th, 2012
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Angry chants filled Tahrir Square on Tuesday as thousands of demonstrators filled the iconic center of last year’s revolt, this time to protest a recent decree that grants President Mohammed Morsi sweeping powers. The protesters, waving Egypt’s red, white and black flags and chanting slog...
By IndepthAfrica
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Jun 27th, 2012
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Originally published by the Investigative Project on Terrorism. Egypt’s longtime banned Muslim Brotherhood—the parent organization of nearly every subsequent Islamist movement, including al-Qaeda—has just won the nation’s presidency, in the name of its candidate, Muhammad Morsi.    That apathy reigns...
By IndepthAfrica
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Jun 19th, 2012
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The Muslim Brotherhood’s early declaration of victory on Monday was followed by a declaration of victory from Ahmed Shafiq’s campaign. Official results are not due until Thursday but the possibility of the Brotherhood leading Egypt appears increasingly likely. KHADIJA PATEL delves into the history of...
By IndepthAfrica
In Egypt
May 2nd, 2012
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Egypt’s worst violence in months escalated the confrontation between political forces and the ruling military ahead of a landmark presidential election, as suspected army supporters attacked mainly Islamist protesters outside the Defence Ministry, sparking clashes that left at least 11 people d...
By IndepthAfrica
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Apr 19th, 2012
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Cairo – Muslim Brotherhood’s Khairat el-Shater, who has been barred from Egypt’s first post-Arab Spring presidential election, on Wednesday accused the country’s military rulers of seeking to stay in power. “The way the Supreme Council of the Armed Forces (SCAF) runs Egy...
By IndepthAfrica
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Apr 12th, 2012
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CAIRO — Egypt’s parliament on Thursday approved a law that would ban members of ousted president Hosni Mubarak’s regime from standing for public office, in the latest twist to Egypt’s political roller coaster. The law, which still has to be approved by the ruling military council, c...
By IndepthAfrica
In Egypt
Apr 1st, 2012
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Egypt’s Muslim Brotherhood, in a policy U-turn, said on Saturday it would back its deputy leader for president, an endorsement that guarantees Khairat al-Shater a place among the front runners after the group initially said it would not field a candidate. The Brotherhood said it changed tack af...
By IndepthAfrica
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Mar 14th, 2012
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The majority Islamist Egyptian parliament moved on several fronts in the past two days to flex its muscles and challenge the authority of the military-appointed government. The Muslim Brothers, represented by the Freedom and Justice Party (FJP), and their Salfis allies, who make up 70% of the members...