Hizb-ut-Tahrir [The Liberation Party] – Egypt Branch: We have no relation to the Egyptian Sufi Liberation Party or the New Shi’i Liberation Party. We are a political party working to establish an orthodox Islamic caliphate.
- The immediate termination of military trials for civilians and the release of those held in custody while awaiting trial. Their sentences should be overturned, and those convicted should be re-tried before regular civilian judges.
After a long search through the old folders and files of the Supreme Council of the Armed Forces (SCAF) and the remnants of the ousted president’s regime, the ruling Council made its decision arbitrarily and forcefully, finding no one better than Kamal al-Ganzuri for the task of forming a new government.
We are for guaranteeing the participation of the Revolution’s youth in the People’s Assembly. They are the ones who sacrificed life and soul, and occupied the streets and squares for months, but they do not have any presence in the current political parties. We are for ensuring that there will be no struggle between the Islamic movement, the Muslim Brotherhood, the Salafis, and others: the secular parties and the remnants of the dissolved National Party.
The Democratic Workers Party has followed with keen interest the current political and social position during the call for parliamentary elections, beginning with a reading of the state of the Egyptian revolution’s track and developments of social conflict on the ground. The party has specified its political program in the following points.
There are people who paid for freedom with their blood and people paying millions for seats in the People’s Assembly. There are people who went down into the streets to raise Egypt’s flag and people who went down to raise the flag of their party. There are people who were dying in Tahrir and people hanging up their signs because of elections and seats.
Egypt is our nation and the light of our eyes – her right is upon us to preserve – we line our eyes with the soil beneath her feet – let us support her in her crisis and strengthen her hand, each according to what is made clear to him and contributing to what appears to be his tasks – The sects of Egypt, whether Coptic or Islamic, are called, God willing, the twentieth of every month beginning this current month, the Friday of Agreement, 20/5/2011, from ten in the morning until the end of the day in Tahrir Square under the “what will we do for Egypt” banner.
The Interior Ministry’s violent repression of the Tahrir sit-in on Saturday, 19 November has exploded a revolution of the Egyptian people’s anger. Millions went out to the Squares of Tahrir in cities across the Republic and swore not to leave until they were successful.
The Nur Party believes that Egypt’s history and civilization are the greatest among all nations. Egypt’s loyal sons must understand the need for Egypt to remain a source of light and inspiration for the world.
Given the high-strung conditions that the country witnessed today, the abject failure in the administration of the country, and the numerous crimes committed against many of the nation’s children during the previous period and since the former president stepped down— we, feeling a sense of responsibility, hasten to put forward this plan. Perhaps it will halt the impending eruption of disaster and place the country on the path of positive change desired by the people. It will do this through the following measures:
The masses of the Egyptian people to a million-man demonstration next Friday, 9/30/2011, in Tahrir Square, regarding two principal issues – rejection of the Emergency Law and the creation of a timely program for the handover of power to a civilian authority elected by the people no later than February 2012, while ensuring the demonstration’s peacefulness and the protection of lives and all private and public facilities and properties by not sitting-in.
All of these actions and attempts to abort the revolution—to sow despair in the minds of the great masses and our great people—have driven us to announce our support for those who go out into Egypt’s city squares, into its mosques and churches and factories, to generate support for continuing the revolution on the Friday of Restoring the Revolution to its revolutionary, consensual, patriotic, and civilian path, working specifically towards social justice and national independence.