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An opinion poll by the Ibn Khaldūn Center for Research & Studies revealed that 67.9% are not pleased with the leadership of President Muḥammad Mursī and the government of Hishām Qandīl, appealing to the president to deliver on his pledges to step down if Egyptians’ blood was shed in protests.
A fact-finding commission set up by the National Council for Human Rights (NCHR) that recently visited Rafah said Christian families residing in the border city are facing constant threat that overruns their right to live. [Mahmūd Hassūnah, al-Watan, Oct. 26, p. 1] Read original text in Arabic
Counselor Muhammad ‘Abd al-Salām, the Attorney-General for the Western Alexandria Prosecutions, on Sunday (November 4) ordered the arrest of Mahmūd Salīm ‘Abd al-Jawād, an owner of a bookshop in al-Dab’ah, Mersa Matrouh governorate, on charges of abducting 14-year-old Christian girl Sarah Ishaq ‘...
Al-Watan reports that President Muhammad Mursī has decided to appoint Coptic thinker Samīr Marqus, Dr. Bākīnām al-Sharqāwī, Dr. Sayf ‘Abd al-Fattāh, and writer, Sakīnah Fu’ād, to his presidential advisory team. The decision was announced by the president's spokesman, Dr. Yāsir ‘Alī, who also said...
Al- Watan was informed by anonymous sources from al- Sīsī’s media campaign that al- Sīsī has decided that he shall not present a presidential platform.
  Egyptian human rights groups slammed the Muslim Brotherhood at an assembly of the UNHRC, the purpose of which was to review the state of human rights in Egypt. The Egyptian interim-Minister of Justice Ibrāhīm Muhinīdī addressed the assembly which included delegates from 125 nations in addition to...
  Al-Sīsī presented a vision to develop a religious discourse and improve the benefits and conditions of the preachers so that they could focus on preaching and improving their social standards. 
The Observatory of Citizenship in the new World Organization for Development and Human Rights has confirmed that the sectarian violence that took place between Copts and Muslims in Badrmān village in al-Minya led to the death of one with 6 others injured and 12 houses burned. The organization...
The Egyptian Organization for Human Rights (EOHR) said that the freedom of belief is a fundamental human right, and is guaranteed by the Constitution, as well as international human rights conventions, to ensure that the ruling regimes do not impose penalties against individuals that exercise these...
Commenting on Egypt's President's speech delivered to representatives of civil society groups on Wednesday, Sa`īd `Abd al-Hāfez, president of Forum for Development and Human Rights Dialogue (FDHRD), also named 'Moltaqa', said: “We expected from President `Abd al-Fattāh al-Sisi more than just “small...

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