Abou Elela Mady
|Abou Elela Mady
أبو العلا ماضي
|Chairman of Al-Wasat Party|
1996 (Foundation of the party)
2011 (legalization of the party)
|Preceded by||Office created|
3 April 1958 |
|Political party||Wasat Party|
|Alma mater||Minya University|
Abou Elela Mady (Arabic: أبو العلا ماضي) (born 3 April 1952) is an Egyptian engineer and politician. He is the chairman of the Wasat Party and a former member of the Muslim Brotherhood. He was released from detention on 13 August 2015, 2 years after being arrested.
Education and career
Mady was the president of the students' union at Minya University in 1977, and then became the president of the students' union of all the Egyptian universities in 1978. Mady joined the Muslim Brotherhood in the 1980s, and then left the Muslim Brotherhood with the aim of founding a new political party with a new vision of moderate democratic Islamic reference in 1996.
- "Pro-Morsi political leader Abul-Ela Madi released from jail". Ahram Online. 13 August 2015. Retrieved 13 August 2015.
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