This article is about the El-Ghad party split led by Ayman Nour
. For the mother El-Ghad party currently led by Moussa Moustafa Moussa, see El-Ghad Party
Ghad El-Thawra Party
: حزب غد الثورة
Ḥizb Ghad el-Thawra
; "Revolution's Tomorrow Party"), is an Egyptian
political party that was approved on 9 October 2011.
Headed by Ayman Nour
, it was a split of the El-Ghad Party
. Nevertheless, the "Revolution's Tomorrow Party" still uses the name El-Ghad (The Tomorrow Party) on its website and communiques 
In 2005, just before Nour being sentenced, the El-Ghad Party
split in two factions. One was headed by Moussa Moustafa Moussa, the other by Nour's (now former) wife Gameela Ismail
Legal battle ensued between both factions, both claiming legitimacy and simultaneously using the party name and insignia. The final court ruling in May 2011 was in favor of Moussa. Ayman Nour
hence filed for a new party, "Ghad El-Thawra Party" or "Revolution's Tomorrow Party", which was approved on 9 October 2011.
Moving activity abroad
On 18th of January 2021 Ghad El-Thawra Party announced in a press conference freezing the activities if the party in Egypt and moving its activities abroad. The vice president of Ghad El-Thawra Party Mahmoud Refaat
detailed that act as non-dissolve the party neither bringing abroad as hi power on Egypt, while it's a need because of the current situation in Egypt.
The party platform called for:
has been tightly associated with both the El-Ghad name and party, even being accused of internal monopoly by other party members.
Since both Nour and Moussa fractions were using (and still are) the same name and insignia (e.g.: Ghad El-Thawra website), it was often difficult to tell them apart. For instance, Liberal International
lists El-Ghad, specifying its leader as Ayman Nour
, as an observer member.
Many poll and media outlets used the term "El-Ghad" without specifying which party or faction they are referring to,
although they often meant the Ayman Nour
Ghad El-Thawra faction.
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- ^ "Nour supports Brotherhood, Morsy". Cairo Post. 27 March 2013. Retrieved 30 January 2014.
- ^ Datasheet on the Liberal International's website Archived 2011-05-22 at the Wayback Machine
- ^ Schoen & Lane (26 July 2011). "Egypt's Simmering Rage". thedailybeast.com. Retrieved 16 December 2013.
- ^ Danish-Egyptian Dialogue Institute (DEDI). "2nd National Voter Survey in Egypt" (PDF). dedi.org.eg. Archived from the original (PDF) on 3 March 2020. Retrieved 13 Oct 2011.
- ^ Danish-Egyptian Dialogue Institute (DEDI). "3rd National Voter Survey in Egypt" (PDF). dedi.org.eg. Archived from the original (PDF) on 1 August 2013. Retrieved 16 December 2013.
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