Ibrahim Munir, Egypt Muslim Brotherhood Acting leader, dies at 85

Ibrahim Munir, popularly known as Ibrahim Munir), was the Secretary General of the International Organisation of the Muslim Brotherhood and the spokesman for the Muslim Brotherhood in the West.

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Acting leader of Egypt’s Muslim Brotherhood Ibrahim Munir dies at 85

The acting leader of Egypt’s outlawed Muslim Brotherhood, Ibrahim Munir, died on Friday, the organization stated on its website. Munir, who died in London at the age of 85, was twice arrested in Egypt in the 1950s and 1960s and has lived in exile for most of the previous 40 years.

Ibrahim Munir was born on 1 June 1937(85 years old) in Giza, Egypt. He holds Egyptian nationality and he belongs to the white ethnicity. His Zodiac sign is Gemini. His full name is Ahmed Ibrahim Munir Mustafa.

Munir joined the Muslim Brotherhood at a young age and was given a life term in jail in Egypt in the 1950s as a result of the attempted murder of Gamal Abdel Nasser. After being freed in 1975, Munir traveled to the Persian Gulf before relocating to the UK in the early 1980s. His request for political asylum was accepted.

Munir arrived in the United Kingdom he has become active in Muslim Brotherhood activities not only supporting the interests of his own movement but also more general Islamic concerns. He was a director at the Islamic organization Human Relief International, the Takaful Trust, and The Renaissance Foundation in the 1990s.

Cricklewood Broadway

 In an interview with Asharq al-Awsat in 2011, he revealed that he had not visited Egypt since 1987. The operations of the Egyptian Muslim Brotherhood and the International Organisation of the Muslim Brotherhood are coordinated from the Muslim Brotherhood office in Cricklewood Broadway in London.

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From the Cricklewood Broadway headquarters, the Muslim Brotherhood also publishes its weekly Arabic language newsletter Risalat al-Ikhwan of which Ibrahim Munir is the general supervisor and his deputy Mahmoud El-Abiary the chief editor.