Muslim Brotherhood formally launches party

By Libya Herald reporter.

Tripoli, 3 March 2012: The Muslim Brotherhood in Libya officially announced on Saturday the formation of the Justice and Construction Party (JCP). At the end of a three-day conference in Tripoli, Mohammed Sawan, was elected leader.  The launch attracted some 1,400 delegates from all over the country.

During the conference, several different variants of  the party’s new name were debated before delegates opted for the JCP.  Twenty members of the party’s governing council are in the process of being elected. Another 25 will be elected by the party . . .

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