Independence Movement (Lebanon)
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The Independence Movement (Harakat Al-Istiklal known also as Al Haraka) (Arabic:حركة الاستقلال) is a neoconservative and secularist Lebanese political party based in Zgharta (Lebanon), founded in 2006 by Michel René Moawad, son of slain Lebanese President René Moawad and MP and first lady Nayla Moawad.
Since 2009, the party has been led by Michel René Moawad, Jawad Simon Boulos and Youssef Bahaa El Douaihy. They lost the 2009 Parliamentary Elections against Suleiman Frangieh, Jr., Minister Salim Bey Karam and Estephan El Douaihy.