Coalition for the Defense of Sharia

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Coalition for the Defense of Sharia[1]
Leader Yehia al-Shebainy[2]
Ideology Islamism[3]
Political position Right-wing

The Coalition for the Defense of Sharia, which is also known as the Get United Coalition,[4] and the Islamic Sharia Application Coalition[2] is an Islamist political alliance in Egypt designed to ensure the development of a constitution that is compatible with Sharia.[3] The coalition reportedly includes 30 political parties and movements altogether.[2] Another article by the Egypt Independent states that there are 13 parties and groups involved.[5]

Affiliated parties[edit]


  1. ^ a b "Egyptian Salafist groups prepare for Friday Sharia protests". Ahram Online. 7 November 2012. Retrieved 2012-12-01. 
  2. ^ a b c "Brotherhood asked Armed Forces to protect headquarters". Egypt Independent. 27 November 2012. Retrieved 2012-11-27. 
  3. ^ a b "Coalition formed to ensure sharia-friendly Egyptian constitution". Ahram Online. 30 October 2012. Retrieved 2012-10-30. 
  4. ^ a b "Political alliances in the post-revolutionary Egypt". Al-Arabiya News. 2 October 2012. Retrieved 2012-11-03. 
  5. ^ "Islamic forces, opposition parties announce rival demos Friday". Egypt Independent. 13 December 2012. Retrieved 2012-12-13. 
  6. ^ "Islamist Coalition Statement on Friday December 7 Protests, Events and Clashes". Ikhwan Web. 8 December 2012. Retrieved 2012-12-08.