Coptic independent nominee to the Shūrá Council’s elections Marqus Nakhalah reveals incidents of
falsification in the favor of the nominee of the ruling national Democratic Party.
Victor Wahīb Fām was the only Coptic
candidate who ran for the Shūrá Council elections of al-Fayyūm governorate, but security pressure
forced him to concede his candidacy in favor of the National Democratic Party candidate Hānī Sayf al-Naṣr.
A Copt was forced to withdraw from the Shūrá Council elections in the interest of the nominee of the ruling National Democratic Party. While the church urges Coptic youth to lead a positive role in public life and calls to establish a Muslim-Christian committee for this aim, many Coptic thinkers...
Days before the Shūrá Council elections, the electoral campaigns have witnessed heated battles between the candidates of the Muslim Brotherhood and the ruling National Democratic Party. Both struggling blocks have accused each other of violating the law and showing religious references on their...
The Citizenship Committee of the General Community Council released a statement that appealed to Egyptian officials to take the required procedures to avoid the repetition of sectarian incidents that have recently taken place in the village of Bimhā in al-‘Ayyāt.
The article talks about the questions raised in relation to the significance of the Zūmurs brothers’ support of al-Jamā‘ah al-Islāmīyah’s announcement concerning the fiqh reviews.
The article talks about the heated electoral campaigns that characterize the struggle between Muslim Brotherhood’s candidates and those of the ruling National Democratic Party to win the race of the Shūrá Council elections.
The following presents the opinion of Saad Eddin Ibrahim – one of the most outspoken critics of the Egyptian government, who was imprisoned from 2000-2003 for his critique. He is a liberal secularist, but as a result of his strong democratic stance, he defends the rights of all groups in society,...
Munīr Fakhrī ‘Abd al-Nūr says that al-Wafd does not want to spend money and effort to have a frustrated result in the Shūrá Council’s elections as this could potentially have a negative impact on the party.
The author criticizes the government for stifling press freedom in Egypt. He believes that while independent newspapers enjoy a little freedom, the state-owned media merely echoes what authorities desire.