Mahfoud Nahnah

Mahfoud Nahnah

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Please note that the content of this book primarily consists of articles available from Wikipedia or other free sources online. Mahfoud Nahnah (27 January 1942 - 19 June 2003) was the leader of the Islamist political party Movement of Society for Peace in Algeria. Nahnah was born in Blida and later studied literature at the University of Algiers. He became a teacher of Arabic after Algeria achieved independence in 1962. Influenced by Egyptian professors, he joined the Muslim Brotherhood. In 1976, Nahnah was sentenced to 15 years in prison for cutting telephone wires in an act of opposition to the National Charter of that year. After being freed four years later, he helped found the El Islah Oual Irchad (Reform and Guidance) charitable association with Mohammed Bouslimani, as well as the Islamic Preaching League with Ahmed Sahnoun, uniting major figures of the Algerian Islamist movement such as Abbassi Madani and Mohammed Said. However, he decided not to join the Islamic Salvation Front (FIS) because he was opposed to its founding principles.show more

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  • Paperback | 116 pages
  • 152 x 229 x 7mm | 181g
  • Fec Publishing
  • United States
  • English
  • 6136596261
  • 9786136596266