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Return of the Pharaoh (Ayyam min Hayati)
Memoirs in Nasirs Prison By Zainab Al-Ghazali
Publisher: The Islamic Foundation, Leicester UK
Pages: 189, Paperback
Translated By Mokrane Guezzou
An inspirational and motivational account of a leading woman figure of the Islamic movement who was falsely accused in 1965 of conspiring to kill Jamal Abd al-Nasir, the President of Egypt.
ZANAB AL-GHAZALI AL-JUBAILI was born in Egypt in 1917. At the age of twenty she formed a major women's charitable organization which rendered valuable service to the poor , orphans and the underprivileged. Although she had acquaintance with Shaikh Hasan al-Banna, the founder of the Ikhwan al Muslimeneen since the late 30's and actively participated in many Islamic programmes, she formally joined the Muslim Brotherhood (al-Ikhwan al-Muslimun) in 1948.
After the assassination of Hassan al-Banna in 1949 , she played a major role in the re-orginasitation of the Muslim Brotherhood .She was arrested in 1965 for an alleged conspiracy to kill Jamal 'Abd al-Nasir and overthrow his government .She was released from prison in 1971 during Anwar Sadat's presidency .
In addition to being very active in Da'wah work, Zainab al-Ghazali has been a prolific write, contributing regularly to major Islamic journals and periodicals. Her latest book is a two-volume study on the Tafsir of the Qur'an.
RETURN OF THE PHAROAH relates how Zainab al-Ghazali was falsely accused of conspiring to kill Jamal 'Abd al-Nasir the president of Egypt in 1965 , the author was arrested and imprisoned. While awaiting trial she was subjected to the most terrible and inhuman torture. This book describes in a captivating manner the ordeal which this Muslim activist went through in the notorious Egyptian prison. Instead of dampening her enthusiasm for Islam and the Islamic movement , the afflictions and savageries in Nasir 's prisons increased her commitment and dedication to the cause of Islam. This autobiographical work can be considered a historic document in that its author was an active witness to one of the most volatile periods of Egypt's contemporary history.
In Islamic history ladies have not lagged behind in the struggle to establish truth and eradicate falsehood, to uphold Islamic values and principles, and for that matter establish Islam as a living, thriving, and forward-looking religion. Zaynab Al-Ghazali is one of such dynamic ladies
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