Shukralla urges Dostor Party to form freedoms secretariat
Hala Shukrallah, Dostour party head - YOUM7/Hassan Mohamed
By EMAN ALI and MOSTAFA ABDEL TAWAB

CAIRO: Head of Dostor Party Hala Shukrallah urged party members to resume their first general conference to include a freedoms secretariat in the party’s statute in a press statement Friday.

Shukrallah recommended Ahmed Harara, prominent activist and Dostor member, to be the head of the secretariat.

Dostor members are in a meeting on Friday to produce a statute and the party board of directors is not participating in it to avoid any influence.

Shukrallah is the first Egyptian woman to be elected as head for a political party in Egypt. Also the first Christian woman to hold such a position, her appointment was widely-welcomed in Egypt.

Originally published in Youm7.

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