Egypt licenses first moderate Islamic party
Cairo: An Egyptian court has licensed a
moderate Islamic party after its application for legal status
was turned down four times by the former Egyptian government.
Abu al-Ila Madi, the founder of Al-Wasat Al-Jadid (the
New Center) said that the Supreme Administrative Court has
licensed the party today after approving its latest appeal.
Madi said the ruling was "a positive fruit of the Jan 25
revolution of the freedom generation."
Three weeks of protests in the heart of Cairo and across
the country forced the country`s long serving president to
The party was founded in 1996 by activists who split off
from the conservative Muslim Brotherhood and sought to create
a political movement promoting a tolerant version of Islam
with liberal tendencies.
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