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Commenting on the detention of Islam researcher, Islām Al-Beheirī who is charged for contempt of religion, Egypt's Grand Mufti, Dr. Shawqī `Allām, said: “Freedom of thought is part of Islam; however it is not an absolute freedom.”
In response to the statement released by the Coptic Solidarity (CS) at its 7th annual conference in Washington, `Ali Ayman Abu Al-`Ela, member of Health Committee of the House of Representatives, asserted that he supports the call of CS to revoke Egypt's blasphemy law. He confirmed that amendment...
Background: Al-Muhājir (translation: the Immigrant, common spelling: El Muhager), a film by the Coptic Christian film director Yūsuf Shāhīn, caused uproar when it screened in Egyptian cinemas, especially as it had not been prevented by authorities after Islamists sued the film and its crew. Yūsuf...
Dr. Rev. André Zaki, head of the Coptic Evangelical Congregation, The Synod Of the Nile said that the Muslim-Christian relations in Egypt witnesses a positive development after the revolutions of 25 January and 30 June on the state and grassroots levels.
Member of Parliament and Islam Scholar, Dr. Āmna Nūssair, called for the annulment of the  law on Contempt Of Religion, noting that she refuses the proposal of the Minister of Legal Affairs, Majdīal-`Agātī to toughen the law's penalties.
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 country...
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...
Journalist and media presenter, Yūsuf al-Hūsaini harshly criticized Al-Azhar's Grand Imam, Shaikh Ahmad al-Tayeb: “Your speech in front of the German Parliament was an unsuccessful approach. The Grand Imam is certainly aware that Europeans are well read on Islamic wars!”
An Egyptian court has sentenced a student to three years in jail for announcing on Facebook that he is an atheist and for insulting Islam, his lawyer said Sunday.
Egypt’s deep state is a bureaucratic theocracy. This network forms the infrastructure of the official government. It is accountable to the doctrines put forth by the powerful Islamic clerics of Al-Ahzar Institute. The religion of Islam, when merged with the state, can better exert Allah’s powerful...

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