Gehad El-Haddad

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Gehad El-Haddad (born c.1981) is an Egyptian political activist for the Muslim Brotherhood. He acted as media spokesman for the Brotherhood from May 2013 until he was arrested on September 17th, 2013.[1][2]

The son of Essam El-Haddad, a member of the Brotherhood's Guidance Bureau, Gehad El-Haddad grew up in Alexandria. He studied marketing and filmmaking in the UK on a Chevening Scholarship, at one point working on Amr Khaled's television series Life Makers. He returned to Egypt, working for the Industrial Modernization Centre and then the Clinton Climate Initiative. Afterwards, he volunteered for the Muslim Brotherhood Renaissance Project (Project implementation started while Morsi was in office).[3]


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