Democratic Peace Party

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The Democratic Peace Party
Chairman Ahmed Mohamed Bayoumi Al-Fadali[1]
Founded 4 July 2005[1]
Headquarters Cairo
Ideology Secularism
Liberal democracy
Politics of Egypt
Political parties
Elections

The Democratic Peace Party is a small Egyptian political party that was formed in 2005.[1] 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."[1] 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.[2]

Platform[edit]

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[edit]

  1. ^ a b c d "Al-Salam al-Dimuqrati (Democratic Peace)", Guide to Egypt's Transition (Carnegie Endowment for International Peace), retrieved 13 December 2013 
  2. ^ 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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