Virtue Party (Egypt)
|Leader||Adel Abdel Maqsoud Afify|
|National affiliation||National Legitimacy Support Coalition|
|House of Representatives||
Mahmoud Fathy, the founding deputy chairman, stated that the goals of the party are: to "achieve justice and equality for all citizens, equal distribution of wealth, and to guarantee legal prosecution of anyone who commits a crime against the people". Other party principles include "reform, supporting state institutions in accordance with the constitution, and restoring Egypt's leading role in the Arab and Islamic worlds". Mostafa Mohamed, a member of the party, said that even Christians can join the party.
The Virtue Party is one of the eleven Islamic parties targeted by a lawsuit in November 2014, when an organization named Popular Front for opposing the Brotherhoodization of Egypt sought to dissolve all political parties established "on a religious basis." The Alexandria Urgent Matters Court however ruled on 26 November 2014 that it lacked jurisdiction.
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