ACMCU Event:“Establishing a New Political Party in Egypt: A First Hand Account” with Ahmed Abou-bakr
Feb 13th, 2012 by sfs
On February 13, 2012 Dr. Abou-bakr spoke about he and his wife’s (actress Tayseer Fahmy) experiences as protestors during the revolution, Tayseer's decision to run for the Maglis al-Shaab (People’s Assembly), their joint decision to establish a party (making her the first woman to lead a political party in Egypt), the challenges creating a new party presented, and their experiences during the elections. This event was co-sponsored by ACMCU and the Center for Contemporary Arab Studies.
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