Khālid al-Jandī, a preacher, attacked Egyptian film director Aynās al-Daghaydī, for her assertion that sex is a personal freedom even when it occurs outside of marriage. He went on to allege that there is an organized conspiracy in society claiming that drinking is permitted in Islam and attacking...
Michael Munīr, an Egyptian-Coptic activist in the United States said that the fall of the Muslim Brotherhood has not improved the situation for Copts in Egypt. He explained that the current government outreach to Copts only aims to improve the international image of Egypt. He added that the...
The letter of the law became lost to the people of al-Minyā after the sectarian conflicts that have occurred in the area forced the al-‘Urfiyaa Council to act as a substitute for the state and its laws. The council was successful in ending the conflicts by deporting people from the area. However,...
Speaking at a press conference, Majdī Sābr, the Media Coordinator for the Union of Maspero Youth, said that the denigration of religion continues apace in Egypt. He castigated what he sees as the denigration of Islam saying that often, judicial rulings are levied quickly in the name of Islam while...
 A judicial source reported that a felony court charged 69 people to life in prison for their roles in an assault and burning of a church in a village near Cairo in 2013. The al-Sayyida al-‘Adhrā’ Church was burned in the wave of violence that gripped the country following the overthrow of former...
Addressing a meeting of Arab Youth Ministers, President Sīsī reiterated the importance of drafting national strategies to seize the potential of Arab youth in different economic sectors. He also called for the ministers to engage in efforts to combat the proliferation of religious radicalism among...
The General Egyptian Agency for Books recently published an edition of its “Societal Sciences” series called “From the Secret Archives of Egyptian Culture” by Ghālī Shukrī. In the book introduction Ghālī writes, “this book is merely a drop in the sea in terms of the errors and crimes that the...
The Bani Mazār Court will deliver the verdict in the trial of four Coptic Christian students charged with contempt of religion on 25 February.
"Managing a Facebook page without a license. That was the accusation they used to detain me,” the Egyptian caricaturist Islām Gawīsh told AL Montor in an interview from the Cairo International Book Fair Feb. 2, a few hours after his release. Gawīsh was at the fair to launch volume 2 of “Al-Waraqa...
The crackdown on freedom of speech and expression continues in Egypt. This last weekend an Egyptian-German academic was denied entry and a social and political cartoonist was arrested and detained for 24 hours.
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