In the 1920s, Hassan Al-Banna founded the Egypt Muslim Brotherhood (EMB) as an organization to further the political interests of Islamic citizens in Egypt. Today, the head of the Egypt Muslim Brotherhood is Mohammed Badie. With over 2 million supporters and followers, the Egypt Muslim Brotherhood has been considered one of the best political forces in the country. The brotherhood started in Ismaila Egypt and spread to other areas of the country becoming one of the most popular religion-based political forces in North Africa. The following are top 5 facts about the Egypt Muslim Brotherhood:
- They wield a lot of power in Egypt. Even when not in presidential seats, they are included in presidential decisions.
- Despite being religion based, many violent acts have emerged from the brotherhood and many “brothers” have become members of terrorist group Al-Qaeda.
- They raged a violent protest in 2013 after former Egyptian president Mohamed Morsi was overthrown by the military and current president Abdel Fatah Al-Sisi took over power.
- In 2018, 75 prominent Egyptians affiliated with the Egypt Muslim Brotherhood, were sentenced to death and 47 others including leader Mohammed Badie were sentenced to life in prison in a mass trial of over 700 people.
- The Egypt Muslim Brotherhood is legally banned in Egypt and neighboring countries United Arab Emirates and Saudi Arabia consider the brotherhood a dangerous terrorist organization.
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