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Hamdeen Sabahi an Egyptian politician, the leader of the Egyptian Popular Current and a co-leader of the National Salvation Front. An opposition leader during the Anwar Sadat and Hosni Mubarak eras, Sabahi was jailed 17 times during their presidencies for political dissidence. He was an immediate supporter and participant of the 2011 Egyptian revolution. Sabahi entered the 2012 Egyptian presidential race in which he finished third place with 21.5% of the vote trailing the second place winner Ahmed Shafiq by a margin of 700,000 votes. Alongside Mohamed ElBaradei and Amr Moussa, Sabahi leads Egypt's liberal opposition against the Islamist government of President Mohamed Morsi. A well known opposition figure, Sabahi ascribes to Nasserism and in 1996 he founded the Nasserist Karama Party. Sabahi ran as an independent and not as the Dignity Party's candidate. One of the few secular figures without any ties to the regime of Hosni Mubarak, Sabahi has attracted the support of several leading Nasserists. Sabahi is running under the slogan "one of us" which highlights his strong ties with the working class and advocates his socialist aspirations. Sabahi also gained the support of prominent Egyptian figures including writer and political activist Alaa Al Aswany and director and film-writer Khaled Youssef. (via Freebase)