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Mohamed Mursi
Mohamed Mursi

Egypt

Egypt's first democratically-elected President.


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Created: 23rd May 2012
Modified: 24th Jun 2012
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Egypt

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Mohamed Mursi
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Date of Birth: Aug/20/1951
Gender: male
Place of Origin: Egypt

Prior to running in the 2012 election, Mohamed Mursi was an engineering professor at the University of Zagazig.  He is also known as a politician and chairman of the Freedom and Justice Party (FJP), the Muslim Brotherhood’s political arm.

 Mursi received a Bachelors in 1975 and Masters in 1978 in engineering from Cairo University.  He later on went to earn a PhD in engineering from the University of Southern California in 1982 and served as an assistant professor at the California State University, Northridge. 

From 2000 to 2005, he served in parliament as an independent. Considered a conservative within the Brotherhood, he headed a group drafting a party platform in 2007 that included a provision calling for restricting the presidency to Muslim men.

 

 



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Egypt's first democratically-elected President.

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Author: ras sideeq
Sun Jun 24 16:31:26 2012

" THIS IS A MOST HONOURABLE DAY FOR ALL AFRICA""". WE HAVE SEEN NOT ONLY THE IDEOLOGY OF THE AFRICAN UNION SETTING THE WORLD STRAIGHT THAT DEMOCARCY MEANS THE RULE OF LAW BY THE PEOPLE; "" THEY ARE THE ABSOLOUTE RULERS OF ALL DEMOCRATIC STATES". "THE WILL OF THE PEOPLE GUIDED BY THE HAND OF THE "ALL MIGHTY GOD" AT NO TIME DO WE FORGET THAT THE REAL PRINCIPLES OF DEMOCRACY IS ROOTED IN MONOTHEISM". "THIS TRADITION THAT IS ISLAM IS ALSO AN AFRICAN TRADITION WE HAVE JUST BEEN MISLED FORE CENTURIES NOW. "EGYPT HAS DECIDED TO REAFIRM ITS… [Read Full Text]

Author: Kenyan
Mon Jun 25 05:07:49 2012

Finally the country can return to normality....

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