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A number of Bahā’īs respond to the State Commissioner Authority’s report that considered them murtad. The article stresses how the Bahā’īs will appeal this decree in an attempt to gain equal status as Egyptian citizens.
The State Commissioners Authority submitted its final report on the controversial issue of Bahā’īs to the Supreme Administrative Court, a few months after the Administrative Judicial Court, headed by Judge Fārūq ‘Abd al-Qādir, recognized the rights of Egyptian Bahā’īs to have their religion...
Sawt al-Ummah discusses a controversial book published by the Ministry of Awqāf (Endowments), calling for the killing of Bahā’īs.
Sa‘d al-Dīn Ibrāhīm tells how Western interest in Egypt has shifted to social and religious issues.
The author reviews the opinions of Muslim scholars about the issue of recognizing Egyptians of Bahā’ī faith in official documents like identity cards as well as questions about marriage with Bahā’īs.
A recent Administrative Judicial Court ruling allowing Egyptian Bahā’īs to have their religion recognized on official documents and the issue of Bahā’ī marriage have been a subject of heated debate in the Egyptian press.
The article praises a court ruling repealing a previous ruling that gave Egypt’s nearly 1000 Bahā’īs the right to have their faith registered in official documents, with opinions by intellectuals that Bahā’ism is not a religion and that the only religions recognized in Egypt are the divine...
The article deals with Bahā’ism in Egypt and the attempts by the followers of this faith to obtain official recognition, particularly in light of a recent court ruling holding that the Ministry of Interior ministry should grant them identity cards in which their religion is registered.
The court ruling previously pronounced by a lower administrative court giving Bahā’īs the rights to state their religion in official documents is overturned by the Supreme Administrative Court.
Azhar clerics reject the court ruling granting the Bahā’is the right to recognize their religion in official papers and deem them apostates.
Azhar scholars have slammed a court ruling allowing a Bahā’ī couple to have their religion identified on official documents.
The Azhar’s Islamic Research Academy holds an extra-ordinary meeting to decide on the issue of recognizing the Bahā’ī faith.
Sawt al-Umma exclusively publishes a copy of a Bahā’ī marriage certificate, issued in 1952 between Christian Fathī Tādrus ‘Abd al-Masīh, 26, and Muslim Qudsīya Husayn Rouhī, 21, after they both converted to Bahā’ism.
Azhar scholars have slammed an Administrative Judicial Court ruling acknowledging the Bahā’ī faith as an official religion in Egypt.
The Islamic Research Institute issued a fatwa considering Baha’is and Babis as apostates because they have changed the fundamentals of the Islamic creed.
The Philosophy and Doctrine Committee of the Islamic Research Institute issued a fatwa that forbids adopting the beliefs of the Baha´is, considering those adopting them as apostates. The Institute will send the fatwa to Madagascar in response to the question of officials there about the Baha...
The Jihād Group repudiated statements made by their imprisoned leader ‘Abboud al-Zumor, who is serving a term in jail for involvement in the assassination of President Anwar al-Sadāt in 1981, in which he admitted the right of the Bahā’ī faith to express itself.
Sixteen members of the Baha’i group were arrested in a village in Upper Egypt. They are accused of apostasy of the real Islam and therefore should not be treated as Muslims. The Mufti stressed the necessity of applying the doctrinal punishment for apostasy to the Baha’i group.
A birth certificate issued by the health office of Mit Aqba states a family’s religion as Bahai.
The author is upset about discrimination of a Cairo-University lecturer in dentistry and calls what happened "absurdities". The article explains the background behind the commotion about someone becoming a lecturer. Some people who oppose her say she is Bahai while the person herself says she is...

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