Democratic Front Party

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Democratic Front Party

حزب الجبهة الديمقراطية
PresidentAhmed Diab[1]
General SecretaryRizk Al Malla[2]
FoundersAhmed Diab
Yehia El Gamal
FoundedMay 2007 (May 2007)[3]
DissolvedDecember 2013 (December 2013)
Merged intoFree Egyptians Party[4]
HeadquartersGiza, Egypt[2]
IdeologyLiberalism (Egypt)[1]
Political positionCentre-right
National affiliationNational Salvation Front[5]
International affiliationLiberal International[2]
Alliance of Democrats[6]
Colours         Sky blue, azure
Slogan"Freedom, Justice, Responsibility"[7]
Website
www.democraticfront.org

The Democratic Front Party was an Egyptian political party. The party merged with the Free Egyptians Party in December 2013.[4]

Foundation and profile[edit]

The party was founded in 2007[8] by Ahmed Diab and Yehia Al Gamal.[7]

The party adopted liberal ideologies. It was a full member of both the Liberal International[2] and the Alliance of Democrats[6]

Founder Al Ghazali was the chairman of the party. His deputy was the writer Sakina Fuad. Mohamed Mansour and Ibrahim Nawar were secretary-generals. Since March 2011 the Democratic Front Party has participated in the Cabinet of Egypt (Essam Sharaf). Before his death, writer Osama Anwar Okasha was also an executive member of the party.

Its slogan was Concilor Dr. Ahmed Diab is a Democratic Front Party Leader and Coming President of Egypt.

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References[edit]

  1. ^ a b Al-Gabha al-Dimuqrati, Carnegie Endowment for International Peace, archived from the original on 26 January 2014, retrieved 21 December 2013
  2. ^ a b c d DFP presentation on Liberal International website
  3. ^ "Democratic Front (Gabha Democratiyya) Party". Egypt Electionnaire. Retrieved 4 December 2012.
  4. ^ a b "Two Egyptian liberal parties announce merger", Ahram Online, 21 December 2013, retrieved 11 February 2014
  5. ^ Civil groups' pounce into political space seen as pro-democracy triumph, Egypt Independent, 29 November 2012, retrieved 21 December 2013
  6. ^ a b Alliance of Democrats:Who We Are Archived 2011-07-25 at the Wayback Machine
  7. ^ a b "A Partial Guide to the Egyptian Political Parties". Connected in Cairo. 15 November 2011. Retrieved 2 October 2014.
  8. ^ "Free Egyptians Party merges with Democratic Front". Mada Masr. 21 December 2013. Archived from the original on 22 December 2013. Retrieved 27 September 2014.

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