Civil Democratic Movement (2017)

The Civil Democratic Movement[1] (also called the National Civil Movement)[2] is a liberal political movement formed in Egypt in 2017.[3]

Civil Democratic Movement
Founded13 December 2017
Political positionCentre to Left-wing
House of Representatives
7 / 568

The current alliance includes various parties that were also involved in the Civil Democratic Current; namely, the Constitution Party, the Dignity Party, Socialist Popular Alliance Party[4], Egyptian Social Democratic Party[5] and the Bread and Freedom Party.[6][7]

Affiliated parties

Numbers of seats in the 2015 parliament are shown in parentheses.


  1. "Egyptian leftist, liberal parties launch new Civil Democratic Movement". Ahram Online. 16 December 2017. Retrieved 30 January 2018.
  2. "National Civil Movement: New political bloc in Egypt". Egypt Today. 13 December 2017. Retrieved 30 January 2018.
  3. "Egypt's progressive parties unite to push for reforms". Al-Monitor. 2 January 2018. Retrieved 30 January 2018.
  4. "7 Egyptian parties join the Democratic Alliance for Civil Forces: Sabbahi". Cairo Post. 23 July 2014. Archived from the original on 24 July 2014. Retrieved 1 February 2018.
  5. "Parties agree not to contest election laws". Al-Ahram Weekly. 13 August 2015. Archived from the original on 12 August 2016. Retrieved 1 February 2018.
  6. "رسميًا..حزب العيش والحرية يتقدم بطلب للانضمام لتحالفالتيار الديمقراطى". Youm7. 23 December 2014. Retrieved 23 December 2014.
  7. "Eight liberal and leftist Egyptian parties to boycott 2018 presidential elections". Ahram Online. 30 January 2018. Retrieved 30 January 2018.
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