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Mohamed Sowan

Mohamed Sowan
Chairman of Justice and Construction Party
Assumed office
3 March 2012
Preceded byOffice established
Personal details
NationalityLibyan
Political partyJustice and Development Party
ProfessionHotel manager

Mohamed Sowan is a Libyan Islamist activist and politician. He has been the leader of the Justice and Development Party since its foundation in March 2012. The Justice and Development Party is the political wing of the Libyan Muslim Brotherhood. Sowan is from the city of Misrata.[1] He was imprisoned by the deposed Libyan Arab Jamahiriya government,[2] until he was released in 2006 and subsequently worked as a hotel manager.[1]

Personal life

Sowan is of Turkish origin.[3]

References

  1. ^ a b Muslim Brotherhood forms party in Libya. Al Jazeera English. 2012-03-04.
  2. ^ Muslim Brotherhood formally launches party. Libya Herald. 2012-03-04.
  3. ^ Tastekin, Fehim (2019). "Are Libyan Turks Ankara's Trojan horse?". Al-Monitor. Retrieved 15 September 2019.