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Authors: Eid Mohamed and Bessma Momani

Introduction In Egypt’s parliamentary elections of November 2005, the Muslim Brotherhood won 88 of 454 seats, forming the largest opposition bloc in the country. At the time, the Brotherhood’s agenda was characterized by a new emphasis on democratic reform. This included demands widely backed

In: Sociology of Islam
Author: Noha Mellor

Introduction Previous studies of the Muslim Brotherhood have analyzed this movement through the lens of new social movements and rational actor theories. 1 These shed light on the organized nature of the Brotherhood, and its rational appeal to ordinary Egyptian citizens. However, up to the

In: Middle East Law and Governance

Observers of the Muslim Brotherhood (ar. ǧamāʿat al-iḫwān al-muslimīn , henceforth: Ikhwan) have frequently pointed out that Sufi Islam was an important influence for its founder Ḥasan al-Bannā (1906-1949). Among other things, the title carried by al-Bannā and his successors, muršid (guide

In: Oriente Moderno
Author: Haala Hweio

1 Introduction The radical changes that swept away some of the long-term political regimes during the Arab Spring uprisings opened the door for Islamist movements to seek more powers and claim larger roles in the politics of Egypt, Tunisia, and Libya. The Muslim Brotherhood movement (MB

In: Middle East Law and Governance
Author: Joas Wagemakers

1 Introduction 1 Jordan is quite special when it comes to Islamism, since its main Islamist organization – the Muslim Brotherhood – long enjoyed a good relationship with the regime in the Hashemite Kingdom, unlike in other Arab states. Since 1989, however – and apart from the

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In: Middle East Law and Governance

Introduction After 2011, Egypt’s Muslim Brotherhood (henceforth, “the Brotherhood”) witnessed a significant change: many members individually disengaged from its ranks. It is difficult to define this mass exit as a phenomenon. Just as exact figures regarding the precise number of persons who

In: Middle East Law and Governance
Author: Erika Biagini

Introduction The Egyptian Muslim Brotherhood (henceforth, Brotherhood) is not new to repression. Since its establishment in 1928, Egyptian regimes in turn repressed or co-opted the movement into the political system to suit their objectives. However, in all instances in which it was violently

In: Middle East Law and Governance
Author: Khalil al-Anani

Introduction For almost eight decades, the Muslim Brotherhood (MB hereafter) prolonged as one of the most potent and active Islamist movements in the Middle East and beyond. Despite the constant waves of repression and exclusion under different regimes, the MB succeeded not only to survive but

In: Sociology of Islam
Author: Lucia Ardovini

Introduction The Egyptian Muslim Brotherhood (henceforth, “Brotherhood) is no stranger to repression. Founded in 1928, it was declared illegal in 1948 and subsequently spent the great majority of the following decades facing heavy regime crackdowns amid brief periods of tolerance and co

In: Middle East Law and Governance
Author: Hossam ElDeeb

1 Introduction Although the International Criminal Court ( icc ) has no jurisdiction over Egypt, lawyers acting on behalf of the Freedom and Justice Party ( fjp ) – the political wing of the Muslim Brotherhood group (hereafter mb ) in Egypt – submitted a formal complaint to the icc on 13

In: International Criminal Law Review